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Thomas Uwins

19 of 29 portraits by Charles Hutton Lear

Thomas Uwins, by Charles Hutton Lear, 1845 -NPG 1456(12) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Uwins

by Charles Hutton Lear
1845
2 3/4 in. x 3 in. (70 mm x 76 mm)
NPG 1456(12)

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Inscribed (bottom left): Uwins/Dec 45

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A letter from Lear to his family about Uwins was in the collection of his executor, John Elliot, in 1907. Uwins was an official visitor to the life school of the Royal Academy, where this drawing was done, in 1845 and 1846.

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The artist; bequeathed to John Elliot, and presented by him, 1907.


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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