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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Henry Pelham Fiennes Pelham-Clinton, 5th Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne (1811-1864), Politician; MP for several constituencies

Statesman; eldest son of 4th Duke; MP from 1832; chief secretary for Ireland, 1846; succeeded to title, 1851; secretary for war and the colonies, 1852-4; secretary for war, 1854-5; colonial secretary,1859--64.


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.