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Sir Henry Kellett

Sir Henry Kellett, by Stephen Pearce, 1850-1886 -NPG 915 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Henry Kellett

replica by Stephen Pearce
15 1/2 in. x 12 3/4 in. (392 mm x 325 mm)
NPG 915

This portraitback to top

This is a replica of NPG 1222, and was commissioned by Lady Franklin. The only difference between the two portraits is the arrangement of the medals.

Physical descriptionback to top

Healthy complexion, greyish eyes, grey hair and whiskers. Dressed in a dark stock, white shirt, and dark blue naval uniform with gold-braided collar and epaulettes, gilt buttons, white enamel star and silver medals with multi-coloured ribbons. Background colour brown.

Provenanceback to top

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

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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