George Eliot Portrait Gallery

The George Eliot Portrait Gallery: Here you will find all the extant portraits of George Eliot created during her lifetime, collected here for the first time in 2019. They are searchable by title, creator, and composition date. 

For further details about the context and history of these portraits, please see "The George Eliot Portrait Gallery: Perspectives on the Writer," an introductory essay by Beverley Park Rilett and Anne Nagel (2020). 

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Johnson, Thomas (1843-1904)
1881
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Alma-Tadema, Laura Theresa (1852-1909)
1877
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Alma-Tadema, Laura Theresa (1852-1909)
1877
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Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1849-1939)
1877
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Dickinson, Lowes Cato (1819-1908)
1872
George Eliot, Chalk Drawing by Sir Frederic W. Burton, 1865

Burton, Sir Frederic William (1816-1900)
1865
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Burton, Sir Frederic William (1816-1900)
1864
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Burton, Sir Frederic William (1816-1900)
1864
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Laurence, Samuel (1812-1884)
1860
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Mayall, John Edwin (1810-1901) and the London Stereoscopic Company
1858, 1881
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Williams, Sophus (1835-1900)
Ernst Hader (unknown)
John Edwin Mayall (1810-1901)
1858 [c. 1880s]
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Mayall, John Edwin (1810-1901) and the London Stereoscopic Company
1858
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D'Albert-Durade, A. L. François (1804-1886)
1850 (1885)
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D'Albert-Durade, A. L. François (1804-1886)
1850
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Bray, Caroline [Hennell] (1814-1905)
1849 (?)
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Hennell, Sara Sophia (1812-99)
1847
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Bray, Caroline [Hennell] (1814-1905)
1842