2 of 8 portraits of George Thompson
- Extended catalogue entry
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by Harry Furniss
11 5/8 in. x 8 3/8 in. (295 mm x 213 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Signed (bottom right): Hy. F.
Inscribed along the top in ink: George Thompson. The last of the Great Victorian/public orators and below in pencil: Chap II
This portraitback to top
Part of a huge collection of drawings by Furniss.
Referenceback to top
H. Furniss, 'Register of Drawings' (MS, NPG archives), entered after October 1917 as unpublished.
Provenanceback to top
The artist, purchased from his sons, through Theodore Cluse, 1947.
Reproductionsback to top
H. Furniss, Some Victorian Men (1924), p 16.
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.