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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

(1778-1868), Lord Chancellor

Sitter associated with 256 portraits
Brougham, a radical Whig lawyer and MP, tirelessly campaigned for the advancement of education and reform. In 1810, he eventually entered Parliament as a Whig and immediately promoted legislation against slave trading. He won popular renown for his spirited defence of Queen Caroline at her 'trial' (1820). As Lord Chancellor (1830-4) he played a leading part in drafting and promoting the Reform Bill (1832) with Lord Grey. Brougham co-founded the Whig periodical the Edinburgh Review (1802) with Sydney Smith. He helped establish the London Mechanics Institutes (1824), the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1826), and the non-denominational University College London (1828), founded to provide education to all classes and creeds.

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Breaking up for the Vacation, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41584

Breaking up for the Vacation

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 August 1840
NPG D41584

Stothard's admired picture of "The Procession of the Flitch of Bacon". Somewhat Metamorphosed!, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, after  Thomas Stothard - NPG D33637

Stothard's admired picture of "The Procession of the Flitch of Bacon". Somewhat Metamorphosed!

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, after Thomas Stothard
lithograph, published 11 February 1841
NPG D33637

Stothard's admired picture of "The Procession of the Flitch of Bacon". Somewhat Metamorphosed!, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, after  Thomas Stothard - NPG D41603

Stothard's admired picture of "The Procession of the Flitch of Bacon". Somewhat Metamorphosed!

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, after Thomas Stothard
lithograph, published 11 February 1841
NPG D41603

Nicholas Nickleby's Introduction to Squeers!, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment - NPG D41605

Nicholas Nickleby's Introduction to Squeers!

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 25 February 1841
NPG D41605

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, by W. Bosley, after  Antoine Claudet - NPG D32205

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by W. Bosley, after Antoine Claudet
lithograph, 1849
NPG D32205

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, by D.J. Pound, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D32206

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by D.J. Pound, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, 1850s
NPG D32206

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, by D.J. Pound, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D32207

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by D.J. Pound, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
stipple engraving, 1850s
NPG D32207

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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by George Gammon Adams
plaster cast of bust, circa 1869
NPG 1203

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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published August 1857
NPG Ax7270

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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux with his nephew

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, 1861
NPG x4722

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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG Ax9899

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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG Ax9901

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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG Ax9903

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Characters in the New Piece Now Performing at the Theatre Royal Cotten Garden 1820

published by John Marshall Jr
hand-coloured etching, published 6 November 1820
NPG D46025b

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All a Bottle of Smoke!! or John Bull and the Secret Committee

published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published July 1820
NPG D46058

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Diogenese in Search of an Honest Ministry

by Henry Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 30 April 1827
NPG D46030

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The Political Bellman

by Robert Seymour, published by E. King
hand-coloured etching, circa January 1828
NPG D46052

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The Wellinton [Wellington] Testimonial

by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, published by Gabriel Shire Tregear
hand-coloured etching, published May 1829
NPG D46038

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The Battle of the Petitions, a Farce now performing with great applause at both Houses

published by John Field
hand-coloured etching, published circa March 1829
NPG D46062

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