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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford (1753-1814), Scientist; founder of the Royal Institution

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Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count von Rumford

after Moritz Kellerhoven
early 19th century, based on a work of 1792
NPG 1332

Men of Science Living in 1807-8

by Sir John Gilbert, and Frederick John Skill, and William Walker, and Elizabeth Walker (née Reynolds)
1858-1862
NPG 1075

Engraving after 'Men of Science Living in 1807-8'

by George Zobel, and William Walker
1862
NPG 1075a

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Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

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