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Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

(1779-1869), Field Marshal

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 12 portraits
Having joined the Army at the age of fifteen, Gough served initially at the Cape of Good Hope and the West Indies. In 1809, he was called to take part in the Peninsular War and, joining the army under Wellington, commanded his regiment. He was afterwards promoted Lieutenant-Colonel. In 1837, he was appointed to command a division of the Madras army in India; four years later he was sent to command the British troops in the First Opium War. After the conclusion of the war in 1842, Gough was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the forces in India where he saw action in the Anglo-Sikh Wars.

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Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG P708

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

by Maull & Polyblank
hand-coloured albumen print
NPG P708

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax7332

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1850s?
NPG Ax7332

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, by Camille Silvy - NPG x45081

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 5 February 1861
NPG x45081

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax51448

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 5 February 1861
NPG Ax51448

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, by John Richardson Jackson, published by  Graves & Warmsley - NPG D34644

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Graves & Warmsley
mezzotint, published 2 May 1842
NPG D34644

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, by John Richardson Jackson, published by  Henry Graves & Co - NPG D34645

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Henry Graves & Co
mezzotint, published 6 June 1849
NPG D34645

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, by Lowes Cato Dickinson, published by  Thacker & Co, published by  Andrew's Library, after  C. Grant - NPG D34647

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

by Lowes Cato Dickinson, published by Thacker & Co, published by Andrew's Library, after C. Grant
lithograph, 1850s
NPG D34647

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, by James Henry Lynch, printed by  Day & Son, published by  Henry Squire & Co, after  Edwin Longsden Long - NPG D7690

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

by James Henry Lynch, printed by Day & Son, published by Henry Squire & Co, after Edwin Longsden Long
lithograph, published 3 June 1850
NPG D7690

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough, after Sir Francis Grant - NPG D34648

Hugh Gough, 1st Viscount Gough

after Sir Francis Grant
mezzotint, (exhibited 1854)
NPG D34648

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