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Sir Edward Ebenezer Kay (1822-1897), Judge

Sitter in 3 portraits
Edward Kay trained in the law, becoming a barrister in 1847. He was made a Queen's Counsel in 1866 and a bencher at Lincoln's Inn the following year. In 1881 Kay was appointed Justice of the Chancery Division of the High Court, and in 1890 was promoted to Lord Justice of Appeal.

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Sir Edward Ebenezer Kay

by Sebastian Evans
pen and ink, 7 March 1877
NPG 2173(15)


Sir Edward Ebenezer Kay

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 7 January 1888
NPG 2727


Sir Edward Ebenezer Kay

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1883
NPG Ax17715