Robert James Loyd-Lindsay, Baron Wantage(1832-1901), Soldier; recipient of the Victoria Cross, benefactor and politician
Sitter in 12 portraits
Loyd-Lindsay entered the Scots Fusiliers Guards in December 1850. He served throughout the Crimean Campaign and received the Victoria Cross in 1857 for deeds of valour at Alma and Inkerman in 1854. He was also awarded the Legion of Honour for his Crimean service. In 1870, Loyd-Lindsay became a founder member of the National Society for Aid to the Sick & Wounded (later the British Red Cross Society).
by Henry Jamyn Brooks
oil on canvas, 1889
by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 4 November 1876
after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1860s
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