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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

A painting by J. Hayes is in Calcutta, recorded by G. Scharf, Sir George Scharf's Trustees' Sketch Books (NPG archives), XXXVI, 13; a painting attributed to Sir T. Lawrence was in the collection of Sir W. A. C. Law, 14; a painting by S. Hodges was sold from the Ellenborough Collection, Sotheby's, II June 1947 (lot 75), bought Luton; a drawing attributed to Sir T. Lawrence was in the collection of the Earl of Ellenborough, 1946; a drawing by Sir G. Hayter is in the British Museum, and so are five caricature lithographs and four drawings by J. Doyle; woodcuts were published ILN, II (1843), 92, and, after a photograph by Maull & Co, LX (1872), 37; there is a photograph by Silvy 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.