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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir James Outram, 1st Bt (1803-1863), Lieutenant-General

Outram appears in 'The Relief of Lucknow' by T. J. Barker, after sketches by E. Lundgren, in the collection of the Corporation of Glasgow, engraved by C. G. Lewis, published T. Agnew, 1863 (example in NPG); Lundgren's sketches were sold Christie's, 16 April 1875, including a separate painting of Outram (lot 109) a painting by F. W. Lock was exhibited RA, 1861 (817); a painting by an unknown artist is in the United Service Club, London, possibly the portrait exhibited VE, 1892 (99); a painting by an unknown artist is in the Scottish NPG, possibly the painting by A. Buxton (recorded in the Dictionary of National Biography as commissioned by Sir J. Fayrer), of which a copy by J. E. Breun is in the East India and Sports Club, London; a drawing by J. B. Robinson is reproduced in his Derbyshire Gatherings (1864), p 17; a portrait by General A. Y. Shorn is in the East India and Sports Club, London; a marble bust by M. Noble of 1866 (part of a monument, with a relief sculpture showing the meeting of Outram, Clyde and Havelock at Lucknow) is in Westminster Abbey, reproduced as a woodcut ILN, XLVIII (1866), 652, and General Sir F. J. Goldsmid, James Outram: a Biography (1880), II, facing 386; another bust by Noble was exhibited RA, 1864 (1010), possibly the small bronze bust exhibited VE, 1892 (1074), lent by Sir F. B. Outram; a bronze statue by the same sculptor is in the Victoria Embankment Gardens, London, reproduced as a woodcut ILN, LIX (1871), 537; a marble bust by J. H. Foley is in the Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta, exhibited RA, 1861 (1053), and an equestrian statue by him of 1873 is also in Calcutta, reproduced as a woodcut ILN, LXIII (1873), 113, and LXV (1874), 20, engraved by W. Roffe, published Virtue for the Art Journal (1875), facing p 22, and Goldsmid, II, frontispiece; a coloured engraving of 'The Durbar of the Rajah of Travancore: Reception of General Outram and Staff' was published J. S. Virtue (example in NPG); a lithograph by C. Baugniet was published E. Gambart and Colnaghi, 1858 (example in NPG); there are several photographs and engravings of photographs in the NPG, and in the National Army Museum, and others are reproduced Goldsmid, I, frontispiece; L. J. Trotter, The Bayard of India (1903), frontispiece; History Today, IX (April 1959), 235; a photograph by Kilburn in the NPG was reproduced Picture Post (3 June 1939).

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.