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Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt (1787-1871), Philanthropist

Sitter associated with 5 portraits
Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Baronet, was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 9th Baronet. He inherited the family estates when his father died in 1794. While he was at Oxford he helped to found Grillion's Club (1812), which attracted many eminent politicians. Acland was MP for Devonshire from 1812 to 1818 and again from 1820 to 1831. He then sat for North Devon for twenty years from 1837. His family had extensive properties on what is now the Holnicote Estate and particularly the village of Selworthy.

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Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
pencil, 1820s or 1830s
NPG 316a(1)


Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

by Unknown artist
stipple engraving, 1800 or after
NPG D38588


Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

by Robert Cooper, after William Owen
stipple and line engraving, (1819)
NPG D7155


Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

by Samuel William Reynolds, after William Owen
mezzotint, (1819)
NPG D7156


Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 10th Bt

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1826 or after
NPG D20573


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