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Sir Alexander Burnes

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Sir Alexander Burnes, by William Brockedon, 1834 -NPG 2515(20) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Alexander Burnes

by William Brockedon
1834
14 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. (368 mm x 266 mm)
NPG 2515(20)

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Dated (lower left): 24.4.34

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Accompanied in the Brockedon Album by a letter from the sitter, arranging a meeting, dated 23 April 1834.

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By descent to Brockedon's daughter, Elizabeth, wife of J. H. Baxendale; bequeathed to the National Gallery by their son, J. W. Baxendale, with a life interest to his son, Colonel J. F. N. Baxendale and male heirs; placed on loan at the NPG by Colonel Baxendale, 1931; on his death in 1958, without male issue, officially transferred to the National Gallery; on permanent loan from the National Gallery since 1958.


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.

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