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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

A painting of 1809-10 by Sir T. Lawrence (with other members of his family) is in the collection of Lord Northbrook, exhibited RA, 1810 (159); an oil study and a pencil drawing are in the same collection; a painting by J. Linnell of 1842 is also owned by Lord Northbrook, exhibited RA, 1842 (467), SKM, 1868 (453), and VE, 1892 (7), for which see A. T. Story, The Life of John Linnell (1892), II, 252; a drawing begun by Richmond in 1831, together with a copy, is listed in his 'Account Book' (photostat copy, NPG archives), p 81, under 1867; a drawing of 1848 by G. Richmond is reproduced Journals and Correspondence of Francis Thornhill Baring Lord Northbrook, edited the Earl of Northbrook, I (1905), frontispiece, listed in Richmond's 'Account Book', p 47, engraved by W. Holl (example in NPG), for the 'Grillions Club' series; the same or another drawing was exhibited VE, 1892 (350), lent by the Hon Mrs Bonham-Carter, the sitter's daughter; there are several drawings by J. Doyle in the British Museum; two crayon drawings by A. Tidey of 1841 are listed by S. Tidey, 'List of Miniatures by A. Tidey' (typescript, 1924, Victoria and Albert Museum Library), p 11; Northbrook appears in 'The House of Commons, 1860' by J. Phillip, now in the Palace of Westminster, engraved by T. O. Barlow, published Agnew, 1866 (example in NPG); a photograph by Silvy of 1861 is reproduced Journals, II (1902), frontispiece.


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.