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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).

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

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

1861
Marble bust by R. Theed. Grocers Company, London.
Exhibited RA, 1862 (1008).

1862
Painting by G. F. Watts (NPG 1005).

1864
'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).

c.1865
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).

1867
Bust by H. Weekes. St Bartholomew's Hospital, London.

1872
Drawing by E. G. Lewis (NPG 2610).

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

1875
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).

1876
Painting by V. Prinsep. Government House, Calcutta.

1881
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).

c.1882
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.

Undated
'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.