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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

(1778-1868), Lord Chancellor

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter associated with 258 portraits
A radical Whig lawyer and MP, Brougham campaigned for the advancement of education and reform. Entering Parliament in 1810 as a Whig, he promoted legislation against slave trading. Renown for his defence of Queen Caroline at her 1820 'trial'. As Lord Chancellor 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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Lucifera's Procession.  Fairy-Queen, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17905

Lucifera's Procession. Fairy-Queen

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 12 May 1821
NPG D17905

Caroline Fair, or Mat Pudding and his Mountebank, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17927

Caroline Fair, or Mat Pudding and his Mountebank

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, 16 April 1821
NPG D17927

Buy a Broom ?!! (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux), by George Cruikshank, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D16762

Buy a Broom ?!! (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux)

by George Cruikshank, published by George Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1825
NPG D16762

Diogenese in Search of an Honest Ministry, by Henry Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46030

Diogenese in Search of an Honest Ministry

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

The Political Bellman, by Robert Seymour, published by  E. King - NPG D46052

The Political Bellman

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

A Joinder in the Please, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40947

A Joinder in the Please

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published June 1829
NPG D40947

A Broad Hint, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40948

A Broad Hint

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 July 1829
NPG D40948

The Wellinton [Wellington] Testimonial, by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, published by  Gabriel Shire Tregear - NPG D46038

The Wellinton [Wellington] Testimonial

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

The Battle of the Petitions, a Farce now performing with great applause at both Houses, published by John Field - NPG D46062

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

View on the Windsor Road, published by John Field - NPG D46063

View on the Windsor Road

published by John Field
hand-coloured etching, published circa April 1829
NPG D46063

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, by William Walker, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D32200

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by William Walker, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1830
NPG D32200

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, by John Samuelson Templeton - NPG D32203

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by John Samuelson Templeton
lithograph, 1830 or after
NPG D32203

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, by John Samuelson Templeton - NPG D32204

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by John Samuelson Templeton
lithograph, 1830 or after
NPG D32204

Bombardment Extraordinary, or Achilles versus Punch, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40974

Bombardment Extraordinary, or Achilles versus Punch

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 January 1830
NPG D40974

New Police Activity, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40980

New Police Activity

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 February 1830
NPG D40980

A Political Ruse

A Political Ruse "Ye Bankes & Braes"

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 February 1830
NPG D40983

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