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Sir Edwin Chadwick (1801-1890), Sanitary reformer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Reformer; active in reforms in many areas of Victorian life from employment conditions to civil service recruitment; chiefly known for his dedicated campaigns to improve sanitation and eradicate disease.

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Sir Edwin Chadwick

by Antoine Samuel Adam-Salomon
marble bust, circa 1863
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 849


Sir Edwin Chadwick

after Unknown artist
wood engraving, published 1848
NPG D2037