Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari'  by Jerry Barrett oil on canvas, 1856 National Portrait Gallery NPG 4305

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The catalogue can be searched either by sitter name or by scrolling down an A – Z listing to view entries that are currently available.  You can alternatively search by keyword and choose to restrict your search to a specific area of the database entry for each sitter or portrait. Each entry consists of detailed accounts of portraits in the Gallery’s collection, a comprehensive listing of other known portraits of the sitter, a biography and full set of bibliographical references.

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At present we have over 200 entries of medical figures, artists and art world figures, travellers and explorers, philanthropists and social reformers and some figures from the performing arts.

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