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Samuel Wilberforce

(1805-1873), Bishop of Oxford and of Winchester; son of William Wilberforce

Sitter in 84 portraits
Bishop of Oxford, 1845-69 introduced many reforms and improved diocesan organisation; dynamic energetic and intemperate, as shown by his unfortunate attack on Darwinian theories in 1860, when he attracted much ridicule.

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Samuel Wilberforce, by Clara Pusey - NPG 4541(11a)

Samuel Wilberforce

by Clara Pusey
pencil and watercolour, circa 1856
NPG 4541(11a)

The Cadogan Express, by Clara Pusey - NPG 4541(9a)

The Cadogan Express

by Clara Pusey
pen and ink, circa 1856
NPG 4541(9a)

Samuel Wilberforce, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG P301(11)

Samuel Wilberforce

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, late 1850s
NPG P301(11)

Samuel Wilberforce, by George Richmond - NPG 1054

Samuel Wilberforce

by George Richmond
oil on paper, circa 1864
NPG 1054

Samuel Wilberforce, by George Richmond - NPG 4974

Samuel Wilberforce

by George Richmond
charcoal and chalk, 1868
NPG 4974

Samuel Wilberforce, by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG 1993

Samuel Wilberforce

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 24 July 1869
NPG 1993

Samuel Wilberforce, by William Edward Kilburn - NPG Ax30403

Samuel Wilberforce

by William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1850s-early 1860s
NPG Ax30403

Samuel Wilberforce, by William Edward Kilburn - NPG x27390

Samuel Wilberforce

by William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1850s-early 1860s
NPG x27390

Samuel Wilberforce, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG Ax7908

Samuel Wilberforce

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, 1857
NPG Ax7908

Samuel Wilberforce, by (George) Herbert Watkins - NPG x6390

Samuel Wilberforce

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, 1857
NPG x6390

Samuel Wilberforce, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x27396

Samuel Wilberforce

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG x27396

Samuel Wilberforce, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG x14254

Samuel Wilberforce

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published May 1859
NPG x14254

Samuel Wilberforce, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax17845

Samuel Wilberforce

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17845

Samuel Wilberforce, by Caldesi, Blanford & Co - NPG Ax17852

Samuel Wilberforce

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax17852

Samuel Wilberforce, by Horatio Nelson King - NPG x27391

Samuel Wilberforce

by Horatio Nelson King
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x27391

Samuel Wilberforce, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x27392

Samuel Wilberforce

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x27392

Samuel Wilberforce, by Julius Nicholas F. ('Jules') Guggenheim - NPG Ax7459

Samuel Wilberforce

by Julius Nicholas F. ('Jules') Guggenheim
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax7459

Samuel Wilberforce, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax9601

Samuel Wilberforce

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, early 1860s
NPG Ax9601

Samuel Wilberforce, by Caldesi, Blanford & Co - NPG x27389

Samuel Wilberforce

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x27389

Group at the Church Congress, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax9596

Group at the Church Congress

by Unknown photographer
salt print, 12 July 1862
NPG Ax9596

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