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Sir Anthony Cleasby

(1804-1879), Judge

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 8 portraits
Cleasby was called to the Bar in 1831 and went on to build a considerable legal practice on the Northern circuit. He was appointed queen's counsel and was made serjeant-at-law in 1861, and became a judge, known as a Baron of the Exchequer, in 1868. Cleasby's professional reputation was that of a thoroughly learned, sound, and wise lawyer, and his amiable and courteous disposition and manners made him generally popular.

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Sir Anthony Cleasby, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 2897

Sir Anthony Cleasby

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, study in reverse pose for drawing published in Vanity Fair 5 February 1876
NPG 2897

Sir Anthony Cleasby, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 2701

Sir Anthony Cleasby

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 5 February 1876
NPG 2701

Sir Anthony Cleasby, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax57734

Sir Anthony Cleasby

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1 May 1862
NPG Ax57734

Sir Anthony Cleasby, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax28447

Sir Anthony Cleasby

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1873
NPG Ax28447

Sir Anthony Cleasby, by Lock & Whitfield, published by  Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington - NPG Ax17615

Sir Anthony Cleasby

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1880
NPG Ax17615

Sir Anthony Cleasby, by Lock & Whitfield - NPG x6158

Sir Anthony Cleasby

by Lock & Whitfield
woodburytype, 1880 or before
NPG x6158

Sir Anthony Cleasby, by Lock & Whitfield, published by  Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington - NPG x6159

Sir Anthony Cleasby

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1880
NPG x6159

Sir Anthony Cleasby ('Judges. No. 12.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D43730

Sir Anthony Cleasby ('Judges. No. 12.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 5 February 1876
NPG D43730

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