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Samuel Wilberforce (1805-1873), Bishop of Oxford and of Winchester; son of William Wilberforce

Sitter in 84 portraits
Bishop of Oxford, 1845-69 introduced many reforms and improved diocesan organisation; dynamic energetic and intemperate, as shown by his unfortunate attack on Darwinian theories in 1860, when he attracted much ridicule.

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Ax30404

Samuel Wilberforce

by John Beattie
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax30404

Ax30402

Samuel Wilberforce

by Alfred Richard Mowbray
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
NPG Ax30402

x139656

Samuel Wilberforce

by Alfred Richard Mowbray
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
NPG x139656

Ax139190

'Pan-Anglican Synod, 1867'

by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen print, September 1867
NPG Ax139190

Ax139188

'Pan-Anglican Synod, 1867'

by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen print, September 1867
NPG Ax139188

x27393

Samuel Wilberforce

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1870s
NPG x27393

Ax21872

Samuel Wilberforce

by John Watkins
albumen print, 1870s
NPG Ax21872

Ax38621

Samuel Wilberforce

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1870s
NPG Ax38621

x27387

Samuel Wilberforce

by Adams & Stilliard
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873
NPG x27387

x27388

Samuel Wilberforce

by Adams & Stilliard
albumen carte-de-visite, January 1873
NPG x27388

Ax46211

Samuel Wilberforce

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 14 July 1873
NPG Ax46211

D37505

Samuel Wilberforce

by John Henry Robinson, printed by McQueen (Macqueen), published by Joseph Hogarth, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, published 1845
NPG D37505

D37506

Samuel Wilberforce

by John Henry Robinson, printed by McQueen (Macqueen), published by Joseph Hogarth, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, published 1845
NPG D37506

D37503

Samuel Wilberforce

by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, published by James Ryman, after Frederick Richard Say
mezzotint, published 1 August 1849
NPG D37503

D20670

Samuel Wilberforce

by William Holl Jr, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, 1851 or after (1834)
NPG D20670

D37508

Samuel Wilberforce

by D.J. Pound, published in a supplement to Illustrated News of the World, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
engraving, after 1858
NPG D37508

D37509

Samuel Wilberforce

by D.J. Pound, published in a supplement to Illustrated News of the World, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
engraving, after 1858
NPG D37509

D37504

Samuel Wilberforce

by Samuel Bellin, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, circa 1868 (circa 1864)
NPG D37504

D43389

Samuel Wilberforce ('Statesmen, No. 25.')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 24 July 1869
NPG D43389

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