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

Sitter in 47 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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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

316

Richard Cobden

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

219

Richard Cobden

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

Ax39795

Richard Cobden

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

x38990

Richard Cobden

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

x6189

Richard Cobden

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

x8010

Richard Cobden

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

x134612

John Bright; Richard Cobden

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

Ax16230

Richard Cobden

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

x6190

Richard Cobden

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

Ax16232

Richard Cobden

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

x127422

Richard Cobden

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

Ax17735

Richard Cobden

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

Ax18387

Richard Cobden

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

Ax46268

Richard Cobden

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

x6187

Richard Cobden

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

x76453

Richard Cobden

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

Ax16231

Richard Cobden

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG Ax16231

D33664

Richard Cobden

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Charles Allen Duval
stipple engraving, published 1843
NPG D33664