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George Thompson

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George Thompson, by Harry Furniss, 1880s-1900s -NPG 3523 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

George Thompson

by Harry Furniss
1880s-1900s
11 5/8 in. x 8 3/8 in. (295 mm x 213 mm)
NPG 3523

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

Furniss
H. Furniss, 'Register of Drawings' (MS, NPG archives), entered after October 1917 as unpublished.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.

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