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'The Christ Church Express No.2' (includes Henry Longueville Mansel)

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

'The Christ Church Express No.2' (includes Henry Longueville Mansel)

by Clara Pusey
circa 1856
7 x 9 in. (178 x 229 mm)
NPG 4541(9ba)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in ink (top left and right): The Christ Church Express No 2 Tuesday.
There are several pencil names identifying the figures, and below part of a letter from Clara Pusey.

This portraitback to top

This drawing, together with a companion drawing of Dr Cotton receiving the Duke of Nemours at Worcester College on the reverse, was sent by Clara Pusey to her cousin, Alice Herbert, as part of a running commentary on people and events at Oxford. The letter to Alice, on both sides of the sheet, is given at length in the discussion of the collection as a whole. The figures at the table are, from left to right, Mansel, Clara Pusey, Mrs Brine, Mr Starkey, the Hon Alan Herbert, Mr Brine and Mrs Mansel.

Provenanceback to top

Peter Eaton; Theodore Hoffman, purchased from him, 1967.


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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