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Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin (1840-1923), Landowner, racehorse owner and conservative politician; MP for several constituencies

Sitter in 24 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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x44290

Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1918
NPG x44290

x92209

Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

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

D41927

Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

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

D41950

Arthur Balfour, Joe Chamberlain, Viscount Chaplin et al

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