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Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

(1812-1862), Governor-General and first viceroy of India

Sitter in 12 portraits
Statesman; son of George Canning; appointed Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs by Peel, 1841; became Governor-General of India, 1856, maintaining a firm position during the Indian Mutiny and the transfer of power from the East India Company to the Crown; became first Viceroy, 1858.

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Charles John Canning, Earl Canning, by Richard Beard - NPG P119

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by Richard Beard
ninth plate daguerreotype, 1840s
NPG P119

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846, by John Partridge - NPG 342

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846

by John Partridge
oil on canvas, circa 1846-1853
NPG 342

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by John Partridge - NPG 343a

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by John Partridge
oil on paper, circa 1846
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 343a

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by Sir George Scharf - NPG 343c

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Sir George Scharf
pen and ink and wash, 1872
NPG 343c

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x5617

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860-1866 (1855)
NPG x5617

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax5083

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860-1866 (1855)
NPG Ax5083

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning, by Henry Hering - NPG x25261

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1850s-early 1860s
NPG x25261

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning, by William Holl Jr, after  George Richmond - NPG D20651

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by William Holl Jr, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, (1851)
NPG D20651

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning, by Daniel John Pound, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG D42313

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by Daniel John Pound, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line and stipple engraving, circa 1856-1859 (1855)
NPG D42313

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Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860-1866 (1855)
NPG x5619

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Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG x5618

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