Historical and Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures, Busts, &c. in the National Portrait Gallery: Including Every Portrait Up to the Present Date
H.M. Stationery Office, 1896 - 493 páginas
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Anne appointed artist Baron Bart became Bequeathed Bishop Born in London British Museum bust sculptured Cambridge celebrated Chief Justice Church Collective Portraits command Court daughter death December died Dimensions.—2 ft Dimensions.—Panel distinguished Duke Earl Edinburgh educated Edward elected Elizabeth eminent engraved face nearly face three face three-quarters facing the spectator father February Frederick George Frederick Watts George Scharf Half-length seated figure Half-length standing figure Henry VIII House of Commons India Ireland James July June King's knees knighted Lady Lincoln's Inn Lord Chancellor marble bust March Marquess married Mary Middle Temple National Gallery November Oxford Painted by John Painted by Sir Painter unknown peerage picture poems Poet Presented President Prince published Purchased Queen resigned Richard Royal Academy School sculptured Secretary Serjeants-at-Law Sir John Sir Thomas Sir William Society of Judges Statesman succeeded Trinity College Trustees Viscount waist Westminster Abbey Westminster School
Página 310 - Pembroke's mother. Death, ere thou hast slain another Fair and learn'd and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
Página xiii - I HAVE observed, that a reader seldom peruses a book with pleasure, till he knows whether the writer of it be a black or a fair man, of a mild or choleric disposition, married or a bachelor, with other particulars of the like nature, that conduce very much to the right understanding of an author.
Página 293 - twould a saint provoke" (Were the last words that poor Narcissa spoke), " No, let a charming chintz, and Brussels lace Wrap my cold limbs, and shade my lifeless face : One would not, sure, be frightful when one's dead — And, Betty, give this cheek a little red.
Página 93 - At a very premature age, even before my fifteenth year, I had bewildered myself in metaphysics, and in theological controversy. Nothing else pleased me. History, and particular facts, lost all interest in my mind.
Página 151 - Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it, with what more you may think proper.
Página 259 - Croft was appointed one of the Commissioners for the trial of Mary Queen of Scots...
Página 193 - Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster with a seat in the Cabinet. In...
Página 50 - A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome: Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong; Was everything by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chymist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon: Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking. Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking.
Página 415 - ENLARGED THE RESOURCES OF HIS COUNTRY INCREASED THE POWER OF MAN AND ROSE TO AN EMINENT PLACE AMONG THE MOST ILLUSTRIOUS FOLLOWERS OF SCIENCE AND THE REAL BENEFACTORS OF THE WORLD BORN AT GREENOCK MDCCXXXVI DIED AT HEATHFIELD IN STAFFORDSHIRE MDCCCXIX.