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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook (1796-1866), Whig politician,Chancellor of the Exchequer and MP for Portsmouth

Statesman; MP from 1826; a lord of the treasury, 1830-4, and joint secretary, 1834, 1835--9; chancellor of the exchequer, 1839-41 ; first lord of the admiralty, 1849-52; created baron, 1866.

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.