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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sherard Osborn (1822-1875), Rear-Admiral and writer

The only other recorded likenesses of Osborn are: a photograph by Beard, reproduced as a woodcut, ILN, XX (1852), 336; a woodcut (probably after a photograph) published ILN, LXVI (1875), 489; and another woodcut, probably after a photograph, from an unidentified magazine (cutting in NPG).


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.