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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence (1811-1879), Viceroy of India

This does not include photographs, of which there are several in the NPG, and one in the Victoria and Albert Museum; others are reproduced R. B. Smith, Life of Lord Lawrence (1883), I, and II, frontispieces; ILN (as woodcuts), XLIII (1863), 637, and LXXV (1879), 17; and the Journal of Army Research, IX (1930), 5; an engraving by D. J. Pound, after a photograph by Mayall, was published Pound (example in NPG).

Woodcuts, after a painting by an unknown artist, published ILN, XXXIII (1858), 162 and 331.

Bust by J. Bailey. Exhibited RA, 1860 (1049).

Marble bust by R. Theed. Grocers Company, London.
Exhibited RA, 1862 (1008).

Painting by G. F. Watts (NPG 1005).

'Intellect and Valour of Great Britain', engraving by C. G. Lewis, after T. J. Barker, published J. G. Browne, Leicester, 1864 (example in NPG); key-plate, published Browne, 1863 (example in British Museum).

Painting by J. R. Dicksee. Exhibited RA, 1865 (342), where it was said to have been painted for the New Institute, Delhi; either this or another version is the painting in the City of London School. Engraved by A. N. Sanders (example in NPG); engraving exhibited RA, 1865 (884).

Bust by H. Weekes. St Bartholomew's Hospital, London.

Drawing by E. G. Lewis (NPG 2610).

Painting by J. E. Williams. Commissioned by subscription for the new School Board offices on the Victoria Embankment, London. Exhibited RA, 1874 (21).

Bronze statue by T. Woolner. Government House, Calcutta.
Reproduced A. Woolner, Thomas Woolner: his Life in Letters (1917), facing p 229. Model exhibited RA, 1876 (1442).

Painting by V. Prinsep. Government House, Calcutta.

Painting by Hon J. Collier. Collection of Lady M. Lawrence, 1925.
Exhibited British Empire Exhibition, Wembley Palace of Arts, 1925 (N26), reproduced 'Illustrated Souvenir', p 71. Listed in the artist's 'Account Book' (photostat copy, NPG archives), p 9. Other portraits by Collier, presumably replicas, are listed under 1911, for the Oriental Club, London, and 1914, for the Memorial Hall, Calcutta.

Busts by T. Woolner (see NPG 211).

Bronze statue by Sir J. E. Boehm. Waterloo Place, London.
Exhibited RA, 1882 (1566). Bust by Boehm (NPG 786). There is also apparently a statue by Boehm at Lahore.

'Meeting of the First School Board of London' by J. W. Walker. Exhibited Victorian Era Exhibition, 1897, 'History Section' (16), lent by J. Macfarlane.

Drawing by A. Helmich (reproduction in British Museum).

Plaster model for a bust or statue by J. G. Lough. Formerly Elswick Hall, Newcastle.
Listed in Catalogue of Lough and Noble Models at Elswick Hall (c.1928), p 27 (77).

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.