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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Edward Codrington (1770-1851), Admiral

A painting by Sir T. Lawrence of 1826 is in the collection of Colonel G. R. Codrington, Salisbury, exhibited SKM, 1868 (333) engraved by J. Cochran, published Fisher, 1830 (example in NPG), for Jerdan's 'National Portrait Gallery', and engraved by C. Turner, published Colnaghi, 1830 (example in British Museum); a painting by H. Patterson is in the Town Hall, Devonport, exhibited RA, 1840 (442); two drawings by J. Doyle are in the British Museum, one lithographed, published T. McLean (example in NPG), for Doyle's 'Equestrian Sketches'; there is a drawing by Sir F. Chantrey of 1819 in the Victoria and Albert Museum, which is a study for the bust by Chantrey in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, possibly the bust exhibited RA, 1819 (1221), lithographed anonymously (example in NPG); an engraving by B. Holl, after Sir G. Hayter's study for NPG 54, was published Dowding, 1840 (example in NPG); there are various popular lithographs and engravings 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.