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Sir Elijah Impey (1732-1809), Chief Justice of Bengal

Sitter in 3 portraits
Chief Justice of Bengal, 1774-89; he was impeached by the House of Commons on various charges of exceeding or abusing his legal powers but proceedings were dropped in 1788.

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Sir Elijah Impey

by Johann Joseph Zoffany
oil on canvas, circa 1771-1772
NPG 335


Sir Elijah Impey

by Sir Thomas Lawrence
pastel, 1786
NPG 821


Sir Elijah Impey

by Henry Dixon & Son, possibly after Johann Joseph Zoffany
photograph, before 1890
NPG D36440