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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

William Wyon (1795-1851), Medallist

There is a portrait medallion by L. C. Wyon in the NPG, executed for the Art Union, and another version is reproduced Spink and Son's Monthly Numismatic Circular (January-February 1915), p 8; a drawing by C. Vogel is in the Küpferstichkabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden; an engraving by W. D[rummond], after a drawing by E. U. Eddis, was published McLean, 1835 (example in NPG), for 'Athenaeum Portraits'; an engraving by J. Kirkwood, after a drawing by L. C. Wyon of 1842 (example in NPG), was published in Sainthill's Olla Podrida.


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.