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Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle, by Edward Matthew Ward,  -NPG 2894 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Carlyle

by Edward Matthew Ward
4 in. x 2 1/2 in. (102 mm x 64 mm)
NPG 2894

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Inscribed (top left): Carlyle/at British Museum

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Another sketch of Carlyle by Ward is reproduced Mrs E. M. Ward, Memories of Ninety Years (1924), facing p 4.

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Presented by W. Bennett, 1936.


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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