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Henry Hervey Baber

Henry Hervey Baber, by Unknown artist, circa 1830 -NPG 591 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Henry Hervey Baber

by Unknown artist
circa 1830
30 1/4 in. x 25 in. (768 mm x 635 mm)
NPG 591

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Head and shoulders to left aged about 60, hazel eyes, grey close-cropped hair and side whiskers, fresh complexion; white neckcloth, broad grey coat collar with 'W' notch, rest of coat sketchily painted in brown; plain brown background.

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Probably given to the British Museum on his retirement in 1837 after 30 years' service on the Catalogue of Books; transferred from the British Museum to the NPG in 1879 together with a large collection of other portraits.

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.

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