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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir John Richardson (1787-1865), Arctic explorer and naturalist

The only other recorded portraits of Richardson are: a painting by T. Phillips at the Royal Naval Hospital, Gosport, Hants, exhibited RA, 1829 (64), engraved by E. Finden, published J. Murray, 1828 (example in NPG); a painting by an unknown artist, in an Arctic landscape (reproduction in the NPG); and an engraving by H. Adlard, reproduced Rev J. Mcllraith, The Life of Sir John Richardson (1969), frontispiece.

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.