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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

John Campbell, 1st Baron Campbell of St Andrews (1779-1861), Lord Chancellor

A painting by G. F. Watts is in the House of Lords, exhibited SKM, 1868 (469), and a smaller version of 1860 is at the Watts Gallery, Compton, Surrey, exhibited VE, 1892 (375); a painting by Sir J. Watson Gordon was exhibited RA, 1858 (87); Campbell is represented in 'Queen Victoria's First Council, 1837' by Sir D. Wilkie, in the Royal Collection, Windsor, exhibited RA, 1838 (60), engraved by C. Fox, published F. G. Moon (example in British Museum); a marble bust by Sir J. Steell of 1843 is in the Scottish NPG; there is a lithograph by M. Gauci, and one after J. Doyle, published T. McLean, 1839 (examples in NPG); three caricature drawings by Doyle are in the British Museum; there are several woodcuts and photographs in the NPG.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.