Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Borthwick Gilchrist (1759-1841), Orientalist

Authority on oriental languages and Professor of Hindustani at the Oriental Institution 1818-26.

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.