Sir James Outram, 1st Bt

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Sir James Outram, 1st Bt, by Charles Baugniet, printed by  M & N Hanhart, published by  Ernest Gambart & Co, and published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, published 15 June 1858 - NPG D39395 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir James Outram, 1st Bt

by Charles Baugniet, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by Ernest Gambart & Co, and published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co
lithograph, published 15 June 1858
17 3/4 in. x 12 7/8 in. (452 mm x 328 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D39395

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