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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir George Strong Nares (1831-1915), Vice-Admiral and Arctic explorer

The only other recorded likenesses of Nares are: a photograph by Lock and Whitfield (example in NPG), published Men of Mark, III (1878), 3; a woodcut by E. Whymper, published 1876 (example in British Museum), for the 'Leisure Hour'; and three woodcuts published ILN, LXVI (1875), 504 (group), 505, and 536 (group).


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.