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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

William Mulready (1786-1863), Painter and illustrator

Portraits in Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

William Mulready

by John Linnell
1833
NPG 1690

William Mulready

by William Mulready
circa 1835
NPG 4450

William Mulready

by Charles Hutton Lear
1846
NPG 1456(22)

William Mulready

by Charles Bell Birch
circa 1858
NPG 2473

William Mulready; Charles Robert Leslie

by Charles West Cope
circa 1862
NPG 3182(5)

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