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James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan (1797-1868), General

Sitter in 9 portraits
General, bought his way into various commands, his domineering manner causing perpetual quarrels with his fellow officers. Cardigan is best remembered for leading the charge of the light brigade in the Crimea when, owing to the misunderstanding of a crucial order, the brigade charged the wrong guns at the battle of Balaclava and was decimated.

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The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

D41606

A Criminal in Custody

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 25 February 1841
NPG D41606

D32600

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan

by James Henry Lynch
lithograph, published 1855
NPG D32600

D32601

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan

by George Zobel, after Henry Wyndham Phillips
mezzotint, published 1856
NPG D32601

D1224

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan

by George Zobel, after Henry Wyndham Phillips
mezzotint, published 1856
NPG D1224

x5626

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x5626

D2101

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan

by Unknown artist
pencil and watercolour, 1850s-1860s
NPG D2101

D1225

James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan

by George Zobel, after Henry Wyndham Phillips
mezzotint, published 1856
NPG D1225