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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

William Johnson Fox (1786-1864), Religious and political orator, journalist and Liberal politician; MP for Oldham

A drawing of Dickens reading The Chimes to his friends by D. Maclise of 1844 is in the Victoria and Albert Museum; a drawing by J. Doyle is in the British Museum; a miniature by Miss M. Gillies was exhibited RA, 1833 (787); a portrait by J. Lilley and a bust by T. Earle were exhibited RA, 1845 (1209), and 1853 (1392); an engraving of the 'Anti-Corn Law League' by S. Bellin, after a painting by J. R. Herbert of 1847, was published Agnew, 1850 (example in NPG); a woodcut was published ILN, XII (1848), 298.


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.