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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax (1800-1885), Whig politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer

Portraits in Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
1833-1843
NPG 54

The Coalition Ministry, 1854

by Sir John Gilbert
1855
NPG 1125

Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax

by Anthony de Brie (Bree), after George Richmond
late 19th century, based on a work of 1873
NPG 1677

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