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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough (1790-1871), Politician, President of the Board of Control and Governor-General of India

Portraits in Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
1820-1823
NPG 999

Members of the House of Lords

attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank
circa 1835
NPG 2789

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

by Frederick Richard Say
circa 1845
NPG 1805

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Healthcare Heroes

Activities for children and families inspired by three healthcare heroes from our Collection.

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