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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Charles Babbage (1791-1871), Mathematician and computer pioneer

A miniature by Sir W. J. Newton was exhibited RA, 1851 (954), and VE, 1892 (588), lent by the Baroness Burdett-Coutts; an engraving by J. Linnell, after a painting by 'MRS', was published Colnaghi, 1833 (example in NPG).

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.