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Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Joseph Frank Payne (1840-1910), Physician and medical historian

Portraits in Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Algernon Charles Swinburne with nine of his peers at Oxford

by Hills & Saunders
circa 1859-1860
NPG P416

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