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Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield

replica by Stephen Pearce
late 19th century, based on a work of 1853
15 3/4 in. x 13 1/4 in. (400 mm x 337 mm)
NPG 921

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in ink on the back: CAPT INGLEFIELD. R.N./&c. &c. &c.

This portraitback to top

This is a replica of NPG 1223, and was commissioned by Lady Franklin.

Physical descriptionback to top

Healthy complexion, bluish eyes, brown hair and whiskers. Dressed in a dark stock, white shirt, and dark blue naval uniform, with gilt buttons, gold-braided collar and epaulettes, and silver medals with multi-coloured ribbons. Background colour dark grey and white-grey (possibly intended to represent clouds).

Provenanceback to top

Commissioned by Lady Franklin, and bequeathed by her niece, Miss Sophia Cracroft, in accordance with the wishes of her aunt, 1892.

Exhibitionsback to top

Royal Naval Exhibition, Chelsea, 1891 (49).


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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