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Alexander Stewart

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Alexander Stewart, by Stephen Pearce, exhibited 1854 -NPG 1220 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Alexander Stewart

by Stephen Pearce
exhibited 1854
15 in. x 12 3/4 in. (381 mm x 324 mm)
NPG 1220

This portraitback to top

This is the only recorded portrait of Stewart. He is dressed as an officer of the merchant navy.

Physical descriptionback to top

Healthy complexion, dark eyes, brown hair. Dressed in a dark neck-tie, white shirt, dark blue coat, with gilt buttons. Background colour dark grey.

Provenanceback to top

Commissioned or purchased by Colonel John Barrow, and bequeathed by him, 1899.

Exhibitionsback to top

RA, 1854 (525).


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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