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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sidney Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Lea (1810-1861), War Secretary; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery

'The House of Commons, 1833' by Sir G. Hayter (NPG 54).

Drawing by G. Richmond. Listed in Richmond's 'Account Book' (photostat copy, NPG archives), p 26.
A second drawing of Herbert by Richmond is listed in his 'Account Book' under the year 1847, engraved by W. Holl (example in NPG), for the 'Grillions Club' series, and a third drawing under 1852. A drawing by Richmond is reproduced Lord Stanmore, Lord Herbert of Lea: a Memoir (1906), I, frontispiece. Drawings of a 'Mr Herbert' are listed for 1842 and 1851.

Woodcut published ILN, IV (1844), 136.

Paintings by Sir F. Grant (see NPG 1639).

Miniature by Sir W. C. Ross. Exhibited RA, 1850 (880).

'The Coalition Ministry, 1854' by Sir J. Gilbert (NPG 1125).

Woodcut, after a photograph by MayalI, published Cassell's Illustrated Family Paper, 17 April 1858, p 312.

Woodcut published ILN, XXXIX (1861), 146.

Bronze statue by Baron C. Marochetti. Salisbury.
Reproduced as a woodcut ILN, XLIII (1863), 104.

Marble bust by J. B. Philip. Exhibited RA, 1863 (1165).

Recumbent marble effigy by J. B. Philip. Wilton Church, Wilts.
Model exhibited RA, 1863 (1193).

Bust by J. H. Foley. Harrow School.

Bronze statue by J. H. Foley. Waterloo Place, London.
Reproduced as a woodcut ILN, L (1867), 564, and Lord Stanmore, Lord Herbert, II, frontispiece.

Painting by an unknown artist. The Admiralty, London.

Drawing by an unknown artist. Oriel College, Oxford.
See Mrs R. L. Poole, Catalogue of Oxford Portraits, II (1925), 97 (50).

Bust by L. Macdonald. Crystal Palace Portrait Gallery, 1854.
Probably a plaster cast like the bust in the Gladstone-Glynne Collection, Hawarden Castle.

Photograph by Disderi of Paris (example in 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.