Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, 1st Bt(1829-1894), Judge and writer; son of Sir James Stephen
Sitter in 4 portraits
Judge, author and journalist, Sir James Stephen worked in India from 1869-72 as a member of the Indian Viceroy's Council. Knighted in 1877 he received his baronetcy when he retired as a judge in 1891. His legal writings include The History of Criminal Law, 1883, which was used as a standard reference book for criminal law.
by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 7 March 1885
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