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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Playfair (1748-1819), Mathematician and geologist

Mathematician, geologist and Professor of Natural Philosophy in Edinburgh University.

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Armstrong
Sir Walter Armstrong, Sir Henry Raeburn, 1901.

Rice and McIntyre 1957
David Talbot Rice & Peter McIntyre, The University Portraits, Edinburgh, 1957.

Waagen 1857
Dr Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, IV, 1857.



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.