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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

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

A marble bust is in the British Museum Reading Room; various photographs and woodcuts are in the NPG and British Museum; an etching by L. Pagan of c.1866, exhibited RA, 1878 (1202), is reproduced L. Fagan, The Life of Sir Anthony Panizzi (1880), I, frontispiece; a woodcut, apparently after a photograph, is reproduced Pagan, II, 309; another woodcut was published ILN, LXXIV (1879), 369; a photograph by E. Edwards is reproduced L. Reeve, Men of Eminence, II (1864), 17.


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.