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Richard Cobden

(1804-1865), Politician; MP for several constituencies, manufacturer and free trade campaigner

Sitter in 48 portraits
Radical statesman and advocate of free-trade; worked as a clerk and commercial traveller before establishing a successful calico printing business in 1828. Helped found Anti-Corn Law League in 1838, and campaigned tirelessly for the repeal of the Corn Laws; closely associated with John Bright in his free trade principles and in his unpopular opposition to the Crimean War.

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Richard Cobden, replica by Giuseppe Fagnani - NPG 201

Richard Cobden

replica by Giuseppe Fagnani
oil on canvas, 1865 (1860-1861)
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 201

Richard Cobden, by Lowes Cato Dickinson - NPG 316

Richard Cobden

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, 1870 (1861)
NPG 316

Richard Cobden, by Thomas Woolner - NPG 219

Richard Cobden

by Thomas Woolner
marble bust, 1866
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 219

Richard Cobden, by Eastham & Bassano - NPG x134937

Richard Cobden

by Eastham & Bassano
salt print, 1859-1860
NPG x134937

Richard Cobden, by Maujean - NPG Ax39795

Richard Cobden

by Maujean
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG Ax39795

Richard Cobden, by Maujean - NPG x38990

Richard Cobden

by Maujean
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG x38990

Richard Cobden, by Maujean - NPG x6189

Richard Cobden

by Maujean
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG x6189

Richard Cobden, by Unknown photographer - NPG x8010

Richard Cobden

by Unknown photographer
carbon print, circa early 1860s
NPG x8010

John Bright; Richard Cobden, by Maujean - NPG x134612

John Bright; Richard Cobden

by Maujean
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG x134612

Richard Cobden, by Maujean - NPG x196971

Richard Cobden

by Maujean
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG x196971

Richard Cobden, by Maujean - NPG Ax16230

Richard Cobden

by Maujean
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG Ax16230

Richard Cobden, by C.A. Duval & Co (Charles Allen Du Val) - NPG x6190

Richard Cobden

by C.A. Duval & Co (Charles Allen Du Val)
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG x6190

Richard Cobden, by C.A. Duval & Co (Charles Allen Du Val) - NPG Ax16232

Richard Cobden

by C.A. Duval & Co (Charles Allen Du Val)
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG Ax16232

Richard Cobden, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127422

Richard Cobden

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1863
NPG x127422

Richard Cobden, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax17735

Richard Cobden

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax17735

Richard Cobden, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax18387

Richard Cobden

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax18387

Richard Cobden, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax46268

Richard Cobden

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax46268

Richard Cobden, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x6187

Richard Cobden

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG x6187

Richard Cobden, by Adolphe Paul Auguste Beau - NPG x76453

Richard Cobden

by Adolphe Paul Auguste Beau
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x76453

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