Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir William Herschel (1738-1822), Astronomer

Astronomer and discoverer of Uranusin 1781.

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Herschel 1876
Mrs John Herschel, Memoir of Caroline Herschel, 1876.

Hodgkinson 1969
Terence Hodgkinson, 'John Lochée, Portrait Sculptor' in V&A Yearbook 1969, pp 155-6.

Lubbock 1933
Lady Constance Lubbock, The Herschel Chronicle, 1933.

NPG Annual Report 1958-9, 1960, p 6.

Anthony J. Turner, Portraits of William Herschel, (NMM forthcoming monograph).

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.