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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

James Parke, 1st Baron Wensleydale (1782-1868), Judge

Judge; barrister, 1813; raised to the king's bench and knighted, 1828; transferred to court of exchequer 1834; raised to peerage, 1856; resigned over Procedure Acts, 1855, but continued actively as privy councillor and in the Lords.

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.