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Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Bt

1 portrait by Sir Henry Dryden, Bt

Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Bt, by Sir Henry Dryden, Bt, 1853 -NPG 3094 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Thomas Phillipps, 1st Bt

by Sir Henry Dryden, Bt
9 1/2 in. x 13 3/8 in. (241 mm x 340 mm)
NPG 3094

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in ink on the reverse: Sir T. Phillipps Bt/ Middle hill Co Wor /H D Aug 1853

This portraitback to top

Dryden was a close friend of the sitter. The profiles are slightly dissimilar, but must have been done at much the same time.

Physical descriptionback to top

Figure on the left, grey hair, white shirt and stock, pink waistcoat, dark blue coat; figure on the right, grey hair, white shirt, light blue coat. Both backgrounds grey.

Provenanceback to top

The artist; purchased from his daughter, Alice Marcon, 1940.

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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