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Charles John Kean

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Charles John Kean

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
1833-1857
4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in. (104 x 68 mm)
NPG 2772(33a)

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Inscribed below the drawing in ink: Kean as Richard the 3d.

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This drawing, like the one below, forms part of an album, and appears on p 33.

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The Clerk Family; by descent to Miss Clerk, and presented by her, 1935.


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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