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Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay (1800-1859), Historian, poet and politician

Sitter in 26 portraits
The statesman and historian was among the founding trustees of the National Portrait Gallery. He became a mainstay of the Edinburgh Review; MP from 1830; member of the Supreme Council of India, 1834-8 and Secretary at War, 1839-41; published his famous History of England, 1848; one of the great intellectual figures of the age.

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Apollo and the Tuneful Nine

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 May 1840
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Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

after Sir Francis Grant
photogravure, (1858)
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Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by (Pietro) Carlo Giovanni Battista Marochetti, Baron Marochetti
plaster cast of medallion
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Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published June 1856 (April 1856)
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Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
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Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

after Sir Francis Grant
photogravure, (1858)
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