A painting by S. Laurence of c
.1864 is reproduced A. B. Hopkins, Elizabeth Gaskell: her Life and Work
(1952), facing p 320; a related drawing by S. Laurence of 1864 is in the collection of Mrs Trevor Jones, reproduced W. Gérin, Charlotte Brontë
(1967), facing p 360, where misdated 1854; a second drawing by Laurence is in the collection of Frank Miles; a miniature by W. J. Thomson of Edinburgh of 1832 is in the Library of the University of Manchester, reproduced Hopkins, facing p 48; a plaster bust by D. Dunbar of 1831 was in the City Art Gallery, Manchester (at present untraced), reproduced Bookman
, XXXVIII (1910), 244, and another cast is on the Mrs Gaskell Memorial Tower at Knutsford; a marble copy by Sir W. H. Thornycroft of 1895 is also in the Library of Manchester University, reproduced Hopkins, facing p 49; a posthumous bronze plaque by Cavaliere A. D'Orsi is on the Mrs Gaskell Memorial Tower, reproduced Bookman
, XXXVIII (1910), 249; there is a photograph by A. McGlashan of Edinburgh (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.