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Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria, by Mary Helen Carlisle,  -NPG 2088 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Queen Victoria

by Mary Helen Carlisle
3 1/4 in. x 4 in. (83 mm x 102 mm) oval
NPG 2088

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In a letter of 5 July 1925 (NPG archives), the donor sent details of her sister's life and career. The original miniature, of which the NPG miniature is a version, was purchased by Edward VII (memorandum from the donor, NPG archives).

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Healthy complexion. Dressed in a black costume and white bonnet. Background colour various tones of mauve, blue, grey, orange, etc.

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Presented by the artist's sister, Miss Sybil Carlisle, 1925.


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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