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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Stephen Lushington (1782-1873), Judge

Lawyer and reformer; barrister, 1806; MP from 1806; retained as counsel for Queen Caroline before the House of Lords, 1820; judge of high court of admiralty; 1838-67; a noted reformer, and slavery abolitionist.

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.