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Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle, by Charles Bell Birch, 1859 -NPG 2520 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Carlyle

by Charles Bell Birch
1859
6 5/8 in. x 4 3/8 in. (168 mm x 111 mm)
NPG 2520

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Inscribed (bottom centre): T. Carlyle on a midnight/ramble. Cheyne Walk./C. B. B./1859

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The artist, presented by his nephew, G. von Pirch, 1931.


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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