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

Sitter in 80 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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4541(11a)

Samuel Wilberforce

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

4541(9a)

The Cadogan Express

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

P301(11)

Samuel Wilberforce

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

1054

Samuel Wilberforce

by George Richmond
oil on paper, circa 1864
NPG 1054

4974

Samuel Wilberforce

by George Richmond
charcoal and chalk, 1868
NPG 4974

1993

Samuel Wilberforce

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

Ax30403

Samuel Wilberforce

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

x27390

Samuel Wilberforce

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

Ax7908

Samuel Wilberforce

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

x6390

Samuel Wilberforce

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

x27396

Samuel Wilberforce

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

x14254

Samuel Wilberforce

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

Ax17845

Samuel Wilberforce

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

Ax17852

Samuel Wilberforce

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

x27391

Samuel Wilberforce

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

x27392

Samuel Wilberforce

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

Ax7459

Samuel Wilberforce

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

x27389

Samuel Wilberforce

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

Ax9596

Group at the Church Congress

by Unknown photographer
salt print, 12 July 1862
NPG Ax9596

Ax30404

Samuel Wilberforce

by John Beattie
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax30404