Sir Rowland Hill

1 portrait

Sir Rowland Hill, by John Alfred Vinter, after  Maull & Polyblank, circa 1879 (published April 1857) - NPG 838 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Rowland Hill

by John Alfred Vinter, after Maull & Polyblank
oil on canvas, circa 1879 (published April 1857)
49 3/4 in. x 40 in. (1264 mm x 1016 mm)
Given by the sitter's son, Pearson Hill, 1890
Primary Collection
NPG 838


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  • Sir Rowland Hill (1795-1879), Postal reformer and civil servant; initiator of the Penny Post. Sitter in 7 portraits.

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  • Maull & Polyblank (active 1854-1865). Artist associated with 335 portraits.
  • John Alfred Vinter (1828?-1905), Portrait painter and printmaker. Artist associated with 21 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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