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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Joseph Hume (1777-1855), Doctor and politician; MP for Aberdeen Burghs, Middlesex and Montrose Burghs

Miniature by Sir W. J. Newton. Exhibited RA, 1820 (638). Engraved and published R. Newton, 1821 (example in NPG).

Engraving by T. Wright, after A. Wivell, published Wivell, 1822 (example in NPG).

Painting by J. Graham. Exhibited RA, 1822 (132).
Engraved by T. Hodgetts, published Graham, 1823 (example in NPG).

Bust by J. Bonomi. New York Historical Society.
Exhibited RA, 1822 (1035).

Anonymous engraving, published Smeeton, 1823 (example in British Museum), for The Unique.

Painting by W. Patten junior. Exhibited RA, 1824.

Engraving by R. Cooper, after S. C. Smith, published J. Robins (example in NPG).

Marble bust by A. H. Ritchie. House of Commons Library.
Exhibited RA, 1830 (1267).

'The Reform Banquet, 1832' by B. R. Haydon. Collection of Lady Mary Howick, Howick. Etched by F. Bromley, published J. C. Bromley, 1835 (example in NPG); engraved and published by J. C. Bromley, 1837 (example in British Museum).

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

Lithograph, 'Political Sketches, no. 490', by J. Doyle (example in NPG); Hume does not appear in the original drawing, see L. Binyon, Catalogue of British Drawings in the British Museum (1900), II, 56 (73).

Painting by G. P. A. Healy. Exhibited RA, 1838 (395).

Painting by G. P. A. Healy. Exhibited RA, 1839 (117).
Engraved by W. Holl, published J. Saunders, 1840 (example in NPG), for 'Political Reformers'.

Bust by W. Behnes. Exhibited RA, 1846 (1464).

Painting by G. P. A. Healy. Exhibited SKM, 1868 lent by Mrs Hume.
Possibly the painting of 1839 (see above), if misdated in the SKM Catalogue.

Two drawings by J. Doyle. British Museum.

Drawing by C. B. Leighton (NPG 1098).

Painting by J. W. Walton (NPG 713).

Painting by J. Lucas. University College, London.
Started in 1851, presented by Hume's colleagues in the House of Commons to Mrs Hume in 1854, and presented by her to University College. Exhibited RA, 1856 (249). Reproduced A. Lucas, John Lucas (1910), plate XLVIII. Engraved by S. Bellin, published H. Graves, 1854 (example in NPG). Copy by the artist in 1855: collection of Lady Balfour, 1873.

Bust by unknown sculptor. Crystal Palace Collection, 1854.

Lithograph by T. Packer, after a photograph, published Stannard and Dixon, 1855 (example in NPG).

Painting by C. Lucy. Victoria and Albert Museum.

Painting by J. Graham Gilbert. Scottish NPG.

Painting by an unknown artist. Recorded and sketched by G. Scharf, Sir George Scharf's Trustees' Sketch Books (NPG archives), XXIV, 51.

Engraving by J. Cochran, reproduced L. Fagan, The Reform Club (1887), p 30, and an anonymous engraving (examples in the British Museum). A drawing after the Cochran engraving is in the NPG.

Lithograph by G. B. Black, after a photograph by Mayall, published Ackerman, 1854. The same photograph was anonymously etched[?], published Dean and Son, 1855 (example in NPG), and a detail was reproduced as a woodcut ILN, XXVI (1855), 196.

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.