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Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle, by Sir George Scharf, 1874 -NPG 2794 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Carlyle

by Sir George Scharf
1874
7 in. x 4 3/8 in. (178 mm x 111 mm)
NPG 2794

Inscriptionback to top

Signed, inscribed and dated (bottom right): GS. 16th May. 1874/T. Carlyle.
There are also various colour notes and descriptions of objects in Scharf's hand.

Provenanceback to top

Bequeathed by Scharf, together with most of his papers, 1895.


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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