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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir John Barrow, 1st Bt (1764-1848), Writer; founder of the Royal Geographical Society

Traveller, author and Secretary to the Admiralty for 40 years, originating many Arctic voyages of discovery.

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Lloyd 1970
Christopher Lloyd, Mr Barrow of the Admiralty, 1970.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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.