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John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane

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John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane, by Sir George Hayter, 1834 - NPG 2510 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane

by Sir George Hayter
oil on millboard, 1834
21 1/4 in. x 10 3/8 in. (540 mm x 263 mm)
Given by Queen Mary, 1931
Primary Collection
NPG 2510

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  • Sir George Hayter (1792-1871), Portrait and history painter; son of Charles Hayter. Artist associated with 198 portraits, Sitter associated with 16 portraits.

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It is Breadalbane who addresses the House of Commons from the Whig back benches in the finished painting. Hayter has used his red uniform to pick him out from the mass of seated figures in black and dark colours. Breadalbane was a Member of Parliament from 1820-5 and again from 1832 until he succeeded as marquess in 1834.

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  • NPG 54: The House of Commons, 1833 (finished work)

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