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Allan Cunningham

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Allan Cunningham, by Henry Room, circa 1840 -NPG 1823 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Allan Cunningham

by Henry Room
circa 1840
36 in. x 28 in. (914 mm x 711 mm)
NPG 1823

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed on the back of the canvas: Allan Cunningham/H. Room/del

This portraitback to top

This portrait was engraved by J. Thomson, published G. Virtue, 1840 (example in NPG).

Physical descriptionback to top

Healthy complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair with grey streaks. Dressed in a dark blue stock, white shirt, dark coat and grey plaid cloak. Background colour brown.

Provenanceback to top

Purchased from W. H. Crees & Son of Birmingham, 1918.


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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