George Eliot Portrait Gallery

What’s here? These are 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. 

What about other George Eliot representations? Other depictions you may be familiar with were almost certainly created after her death and based on the portraits she sat for, which you’ll find here.

Copyright license: CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0 Sharing is permitted for non-commercial purposes with attribution to this database, the George Eliot Archive, edited by Beverley Park Rilett.

All items collected by the George Eliot Archive are in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to their copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The items may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. In some cases, items may have an uncertain copyright status because key facts essential to making an accurate copyright determination are missing. These items will be marked as "uncertain copyright status." In any case, the George Eliot Archive makes no warranties about the items displayed and cannot guarantee the accuracy of this Rights Statement. You are responsible for your own use.
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Bray, Caroline (Cara) [Hennell]
1842
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Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll
1877
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Bray, Caroline (Cara) [Hennell]
1842
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