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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

James Atkinson (1780-1852), Army surgeon and Oriental scholar

The only other known portrait of Atkinson is a miniature by Mrs Maria Bellett Browne, a pupil of George Chinnery, painted when he was a young man, which is now in the Scottish NPG, presented by Canon Atkinson, 1893.

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.