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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Henry Hallam (1777-1859), Historian

1795
Painting by Sir W. Beechey. Eton College, Windsor.
Reproduced L. Cust, Eton College Portraits (1910), plate XXIV, facing p 46.

1828
Drawing by Count A. D'Orsay. Sotheby's, 13 February 1950 (lot 216), bought Colnaghi.

1832
'Society of Antiquaries', engraving by D. Maclise, published Fraser's Magazine, V (May 1832), 474-5.

1835
Painting by T. Phillips. Collection of John Murray.
Exhibited RA, 1835 (143) and SKM, 1868 (493). Listed in Phillips' 'Sitters Book' (copy of original MS, NPG archives), under 1835. Engraved by H. Cousins, published Welch and Gwynne, 1841 (example in NPG), and also etched by Mrs Dawson Turner (where the portrait is said to have been painted in 1834) (example in NPG). Two identical versions: (1) Collection of the Lennard family, exhibited VE, 1892 (244); (2) Clevedon Court. A tracing after the portrait by G. P. Harding is in the NPG.

1843
Drawing by G. Richmond. Formerly collection of the Lennard family.
Exhibited SKM, 1868 (408), and VE, 1892 (371). Engraved by W. Holl (example in NPG), where the drawing is erroneously said to have been executed in 1852. In his 'Account Book' (photostat copy, NPG archives), Richmond lists two drawings under the years 1842 and 1844, and mentions touching up the proof, presumably for Holl's engraving, in 1851. The drawing above is, however, clearly dated 1843.

c.1844
Painting by Sir M. A. Shee. Exhibited RA, 1844 (314).

1846
'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846' by J. Partridge (NPG 342).
Study for this: purchased by Lady Lennard (Hallam's daughter) from Partridge's executors, 1873 (relevant correspondence in NPG archives).

c.1847
Painting by H. W. Pickersgill. Exhibited RA, 1847 (98).
A drawing by H. W. Pickersgill (inscribed to Miss Hallam) was in the collection of the Lennard family.

1851
Wax medallion by R. C. Lucas (NPG 3119).

1858
Painting by E. M. Ward (in his study). Ward Sale, Christie's, 29 March 1879 (lot 84).

c.1859
Medal by L. C. Wyon (NPG 608).

1863
Statue by W. Theed. St Paul's Cathedral, London.
Marble bust (based on head of this statue) exhibited RA, 1863 (1054).

1864
Bust by W. Theed. Royal Collection.
(Possibly a replica of the bust above.)

1875
Engraving by G. Gabrielli, published Williams and Sons, 1875 (example in NPG).

Undated
Drawing attributed to G. S. Newton (NPG 2810).

Drawing by L. Fagan, reproduced Fagan, Life of Sir A. Panizzi (1880), I, 139.

Lithograph by D. Maclise. Reproduced The Maclise Portrait Gallery, edited by W. Bates (1874), no.81, facing p 218 (not originally published in Fraser's Magazine).

Bust by Baron C. Marochetti. Exhibited Art Treasures of the United Kingdom, Manchester, 1857, 'Sculpture' (124), lent by the artist.

Terra-cotta statuette by A. Munro. Christ Church, Oxford.
See Mrs R. L. Poole, Catalogue of Oxford Portraits, III (1925), 99.



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.