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Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

(1840-1923), Landowner, racehorse owner and conservative politician; MP for several constituencies

Sitter in 27 portraits
'No one,' said Lord Willoughby de Broke, 'was half such a country gentleman as Henry Chaplin looked.' Although energetic in the landed interest as a conservative MP from 1868 to 1916, Chaplin's primary enthusiasm was for horse racing and fox hunting. He won a celebrated Derby victory with Hermit in 1867 but, in later years, his fortune was impaired by his lavish hospitality and the upkeep of stables and kennels.

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Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

by Bassano Ltd
carbon print, circa 1889
NPG x5761

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Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1918
NPG x44290

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Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1949
NPG x92209

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Henry Chaplin

printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son
tinted lithograph, published in The Sporting Gazette and Agricultural Journal 31 May 1879
NPG D46128

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Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41927

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Arthur Balfour, Joe Chamberlain, Viscount Chaplin et al

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41950

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A Fox Hunting Constellation

by 'Bede'
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 7 December 1905
NPG D45304

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