Search the Collection

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford (1828-1911), Barrister, Attorney-General and politician; MP for Taunton and Bury

Sitter in 24 portraits
Sir Henry James represented The Times with Sir Richard Webster, the attorney-general. James had himself been attorney-general in Gladstone's second administration but broke with him over Home Rule and joined the liberal-unionists. His principal speech to the Parnell Commission lasted ten and a half days.

List Thumbnail

2725

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 7 March 1874
NPG 2725

2250

'The Doubtful Card'

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, published in The Graphic 2 March 1889
NPG 2250

2254

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, published in The Graphic 2 February 1889
NPG 2254

2307

Debate on the Indian Council Cotton Duties

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, published in The Graphic 2 March 1895
NPG 2307

x127647

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1882
NPG x127647

x127648

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1882
NPG x127648

Ax15678

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax15678

Ax41051

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford as Sir Thomas More

by Alexander Bassano, photogravure by Walker & Boutall
photogravure, 1897; published 1899
NPG Ax41051

D43630

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford ('Statesmen. No. 164.')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 7 March 1874
NPG D43630

Ax8716

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Lock & Whitfield
woodburytype
NPG Ax8716

x3651

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
lantern slide, 1890s
NPG x3651

x6225

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893
NPG x6225

x6226

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893
NPG x6226

x6227

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893
NPG x6227

x6228

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893
NPG x6228

x6229

Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Alexander Bassano
collodion negative, 1893
NPG x6229

Tell us moreback to top

Can you tell us more about this person? Spotted an error, something missing, or do you know anything that we don't know? If you have any information to share please complete the form below

What can you tell us?close

There are occasions when we are unsure of the identity of a sitter or artist, their life dates, occupation or have not recorded their family relationships. Sometimes we have not recorded the date of a portrait. Do you have specialist knowledge or a particular interest about any aspect of the portrait or sitter or artist that you can share with us? We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist.

Citationclose

How do you know this? Please could you let us know your source of information.

* Permission to publish (Privacy information)
Privacy Informationclose

The National Portrait Gallery will NOT use your information to contact you or store for any other purpose than to investigate or display your contribution. By ticking permission to publish you are indicating your agreement for your contribution to be shown on this collection item page. Please note your email address will not be displayed on the page nor will it be used for any marketing material or promotion of any kind.

Please ensure your comments are relevant and appropriate. Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. All contributions are moderated.

Your nameclose

If you tick permission to publish your name will appear above your contribution on our website.

Your Emailclose

Contributions are moderated. We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published.