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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847), Irish politician; MP for Dublin City and Cork County

Portraits in Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
1833-1843
NPG 54

Daniel O'Connell

by Sir George Hayter
1834
NPG 4582

Daniel O'Connell

by Bernard Mulrenin
1836
NPG 208

The Anti-Slavery Society Convention, 1840

by Benjamin Robert Haydon
1841
NPG 599

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