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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Anthony Panizzi (1797-1879), Principal Librarian of the British Museum

Portraits in Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Sir Anthony Panizzi

by George Frederic Watts
circa 1847
NPG 1010

Sir Anthony Panizzi

by Richard Cockle Lucas
1850
NPG 2187

Sir Anthony Panizzi

by Carlo Pellegrini
published in Vanity Fair 17 January 1874
NPG 2736

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