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Sir Allen William Young

Sir Allen William Young, by Stephen Pearce, 1876 -NPG 920 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Allen William Young

by Stephen Pearce
1876
15 1/2 in. x 13 in. (394 mm x 330 mm)
NPG 920

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated (lower left, written sideways): Stephen Pearce pinx/1876

This portraitback to top

This is the only recorded portrait of Young.

Referenceback to top

Pearce 1903
S. Pearce, Memories of the Past (1903), p 88.

Physical descriptionback to top

Blue eyes, sandy hair and beard. Dressed in a dark stock, silver stock-pin, white shirt, dark coat. Background colour brown (lower left) and green.

Provenanceback to top

Commissioned or purchased by Lady Franklin, and bequeathed by her niece, Miss Sophia Cracroft, in accordance with the wishes of her aunt, 1892.

Exhibitionsback to top

Royal Naval Exhibition, Chelsea, 1891 (55).


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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