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Henry Kirke White

Henry Kirke White, by Sylvanus Redgate; Thomas Barber, mid 19th century, based on a work of circa 1805 -NPG 3248 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Henry Kirke White

by Sylvanus Redgate, after Thomas Barber
mid 19th century, based on a work of circa 1805
9 1/2 in. x 7 in. (241 mm x 178 mm)
NPG 3248

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Signed lower left: S. Redgate

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Sylvanus Redgate (1827-1907) was a local man responsible for a number of indifferent portraits of Nottingham worthies, now in the Nottingham Castle Museum. NPG 3248 is a copy of about the same size as the Nottingham Castle portrait by Thomas Barber.

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Head and shoulders to left; fair hair, blue eyes, pale complexion; black coat, white neckcloth and shirt-frill.

Provenanceback to top

Sylvanus Redgate; James Ward and his sale 15 February 1911 (77); acquired later by H. B. Buckle of Derby and bought from him 1945.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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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