Chapter 3


Thackeray, self portrait, ca. 1840. fMS Eng 951.18.

Thackeray. Self-portrait. Pencil, ca. 1840.

Copying a portrait drawn by his friend and Fraser’s colleague Daniel Maclise (now in the National Portrait Gallery), Thackeray practiced his drawing skills by studying himself.

fMS Eng 951.18. Gift of Herbert L. Carlebach, 1948.