Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge of Lahore (1785-1856), Governor-General of India

1818
Miniature by J. B. Couvelet. Collection of Sir Charles Hardinge, 1939.

1836
'The Waterloo Banquet at Apsley House, 1836' by W. Salter. Collection of the Duke of Wellington, Apsley House. Engraved by W. Greatbach, published F. G. Moon, 1846 (example in NPG). Oil study (NPG 3721).

c.1836
Painting by E. U. Eddis. Collection of Sir Edward Hardinge, 1877.
Reproduction of what appears to be the original (example in NPG). Engraved by C. Turner, published Colnaghi, 1833, and by F. Lightfoot (examples in NPG); engraved by F. Holl (in reverse, if reproduction in NPG represents the original, with other variations), published H. T. Ryall, 1836, and by other publishers (examples in NPG).

c.1842
'Waterloo Heroes Assembled at Apsley House, 1842' by J. P. Knight. Collection of the Marquess of Londonderry. Engraved by C. G. Lewis, published H. Graves, 1845 (example in NPG).

1844
Painting by J. Lucas. Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta. Formerly collection of Sir Robert Peel, sold Christie's, 6-7 December 1917 (lot 88). Exhibited RA, 1845 (235). Reproduced A. Lucas, John Lucas (1910), plate XXXIX, facing p 49.

c.1845-7
Medallions and medal by G. G. Adams (see NPG 1207a).

c.1846
Miniature by Sir W. C. Ross. Collection of Lord Northbourne, 1923.
Lithographed by E. Dalton, published T. McLean, 1846 (example in NPG), and engraved by G. Cook, published R. Bentley, 1848 (example in NPG). Woodcut (cutting from unidentified magazine, NPG).

1848
Painting by Sir F. Grant (with his staff at Battle of Ferrozerhah). Collection of Viscount Hardinge.
Exhibited SKM, 1868 (439). Reproduced Sir H. Maxwell, Sixty Years a .Queen (1897), p 44.
Copy: ex-collection of Lord Northbourne, sold Christie's, 3 February 1950 (lot 150), exhibited V, 1892 (314).

1849
Paintings by Sir F. Grant (see NPG 437 and 508).

c.1853
Bust by J. H. Foley. Exhibited RA, 1853 (1396).

Bronze statue by J. H. Foley (on horseback). Calcutta.
Reproduced Art Journal (1853), p 130 (engraved by Dalziel Brothers, after a drawing by J. Clayton), and Art Journal (1859), p 6 (engraved by R. A. Artlett, after a drawing by F. Roffe). A drawing of the statue by H. S. Melville was exhibited RA, 1859 (1103).

1854
Marble bust by J. H. Foley. Collection of Viscount Hardinge.
Exhibited RA, 1854 (1465). Misdated 1852 by R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors (1953), p 154; see Scharf, Sir George Scharf's Trustees' Sketch Books (NPG archives), XVII, 30, who records the incised date, 1854, on the bust itself.

1860
Marble bust by J. H. Foley. Royal Collection.
Exhibited RA, 1860 (1039). Reproduced as a woodcut ILN, XXXVII (1860), 99.

Undated
Miniature by an unknown artist. Collection of Viscount Hardinge, 1924.

Painting attributed to Sir D. Macnee. Collection of Sir Charles Hardinge, 1939.

Painting or drawing by the 2nd Viscount Hardinge. United Service Club, London.

Drawing by H. Edridge. Collection of Lord Northbourne, 1892.
Sketched by G. Scharf, Sir George Scharf's Trustees' Sketch Books (NPG archives), XXXVII, II; recorded by him at the VE, 1892, but not apparently listed in the catalogue.

Anonymous lithograph (style of Doyle), published Dickinson (example in NPG).

Lithograph by G. B. Black, after Balding, and anonymous lithograph, published Dickinson (examples in NPG).

Miniature by J. B. Isabey. Recorded by G. Scharf, Sir George Scharf's Sketch Books (NPG archives), XCV, 46.

Statuette by J. Wyatt (on horseback, with other figures). Bank of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Plaster bust by W. Theed. National Army Museum.



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.