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William Kennedy

William Kennedy, by Stephen Pearce, 1850-1886 -NPG 917 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

William Kennedy

replica by Stephen Pearce
1850-1886
15 1/2 in. x 13 1/4 in. (393 mm x 336 mm)
NPG 917

This portraitback to top

This is a replica of NPG 1225, and was commissioned by Lady Franklin.

Physical descriptionback to top

Healthy complexion, bluish eyes, brown hair and whiskers. Dressed in a black neck-tie, white shirt, black waistcoat and coat. Background colour dark 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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