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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay (1800-1859), Historian, poet and politician; MP for Calne, Leeds and Edinburgh; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery

Portraits in Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
1833-1843
NPG 54

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846

by John Partridge
circa 1846-1853
NPG 342

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by John Partridge
circa 1846
NPG 343a

Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
circa 1846
NPG 343b

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by Carlo Marochetti
1848
NPG 257

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by John Partridge
circa 1849-1853
NPG 1564

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by Edward Matthew Ward
1853
NPG 4882

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by Sir Francis Grant
1853
NPG 453

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Sir George Scharf
1872
NPG 343c

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