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Sir James Brooke

(1803-1868), Army officer and first Raja of Sarawak

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 7 portraits
Rajah of Sarawak; after suppressing a rebellion there, invited to assume government, 1841; instituted various reforms and put down piracy; charges of cruelty and illegal conduct were brought against him but could not be proved; a quixotic and adventurous figure.

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Sir James Brooke, by Herbert Watkins - NPG P301(38)

Sir James Brooke

by Herbert Watkins
albumen print, late 1850s
NPG P301(38)

Sir James Brooke, probably by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax7309

Sir James Brooke

probably by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, mid-late 1850s
NPG Ax7309

Sir James Brooke, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG x4690

Sir James Brooke

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x4690

Sir James Brooke, by George Raphael Ward, after  Sir Francis Grant - NPG D32180

Sir James Brooke

by George Raphael Ward, after Sir Francis Grant
mezzotint, (1847)
NPG D32180

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