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Lord William Cavendish Bentinck (1774-1839), Governor-General of India; son of 3rd Duke of Portland

Second son of the Duke of Portland (Prime Minister); Governor-General of India 1827-33.

'... a very plain-looking old man' (Mrs Fenton, Journal, 7 September 1828).

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Goulding and Adams 1936
R. W. Goulding and C. K. Adams, Catalogue of Pictures belonging to his Grace the Duke of Portland, 1936.

Rosselli 1974
John Rosselli, Lord William Bentinck, 1974, p 325.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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.