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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Hon. William Windham (1750-1810), Politician; Secretary at War

Secretary at War under Pitt.

'The lineaments of his countenance, though they displayed the ravages of the small-pox, were pleasing' (N. W. Wraxall).

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Baring (ed.) 1866
Diary of the Right Hon William Windham 1784-1810, ed. Mrs Henry Baring, 1866.

Davies 1946
Martin Davies, The British School, National Gallery Catalogue, 1946.

Ketton-Cremer 1962a
R. W. Ketton-Cremer, Early Life and Diaries of William Windham, 1930.

Ketton-Cremer 1962b
R. W. Ketton-Cremer, Felbrigg, 1962.

Rosebery (ed.) 1913
The Windham Papers, 2 vols., ed. Lord Rosebery, 1913.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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.