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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir James Robert George Graham, 2nd Bt (1792-1861), Statesman; First Lord of the Admiralty

Portraits in Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
1833-1843
NPG 54

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846

by John Partridge
circa 1846-1853
NPG 342

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by John Partridge
circa 1846
NPG 343a

Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
circa 1846
NPG 343b

The Coalition Ministry, 1854

by Sir John Gilbert
1855
NPG 1125

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Sir George Scharf
1872
NPG 343c

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