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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

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

Irish politician; barrister, 1798; MP from 1828; advocated, and worked tirelessly for, catholic emancipation, extension of suffrage, repeal of the Act of Union, parliamentary reform, and Irish unity; recreated Irish nationalism; lord mayor of Dublin, 1841; called 'The Liberator'.

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.