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Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt

(1749-1838), Art collector, rose cultivator and Conservative politician; MP for Petersfield and Hastings

Sitter in 9 portraits

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Study for 'Patrons and Lovers of Art', by Pieter Christoffel Wonder - NPG 793

Study for 'Patrons and Lovers of Art'

by Pieter Christoffel Wonder
oil on canvas, circa 1826
NPG 793

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt, by and published by John Jones, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36376

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 13 September 1783 (1783)
NPG D36376

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt, after Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3125

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt

after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1783)
NPG D3125

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt, by Charles Howard Hodges, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36374

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt

by Charles Howard Hodges, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 12 June 1791 (1783)
NPG D36374

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt, by Charles Howard Hodges, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3122

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt

by Charles Howard Hodges, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1791 (1783)
NPG D3122

'Titianus Redivivus; - or - the seven-wise-men consulting the new Venetian oracle', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13085

'Titianus Redivivus; - or - the seven-wise-men consulting the new Venetian oracle'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 2 November 1797
NPG D13085

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt, by Thomas Goff Lupton, published by  William Cribb, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36375

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt

by Thomas Goff Lupton, published by William Cribb, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1 May 1814 (1783)
NPG D36375

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt, by Thomas Goff Lupton, published by  William Cribb, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3123

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt

by Thomas Goff Lupton, published by William Cribb, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1 May 1814 (1783)
NPG D3123

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt, by Samuel William Reynolds, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D3124

Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1837 (1783)
NPG D3124

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Peter Lardi

01 May 2016, 11:20

There is a sculpture head of Sir Abraham Hume in Wormley Church, Church Lane, Hertfordshire, which lies adjacent to Wormleybury where he lived for many years. The family vault is in the graveyard of the church. At harvest festival each year it is the tradition to place an apple on the head of Sir Abraham as part of the seasonal decoration, helping to remind the congregation of the generosity of his donations to the church during his lifetime.

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