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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Robert McCormick (1809-1890), Naval surgeon and naturalist

Naval surgeon, explorer and naturalist; entered navy, 1823; served on various stations; went on expedition to Antarctic under Sir J. C. Ross, 1839-43; conducted a search for Franklin, 1852; published an account of his voyages, 1884.

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.