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John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane

John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane, by Sir George Hayter, 1834 -NPG 2510 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane

by Sir George Hayter
1834
21 1/4 in. x 10 3/8 in. (540 mm x 263 mm)
NPG 2510

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed on a piece of paper, originally on the back of the frame, in the artist's hand: The Rt Honbie Lord Ormelie. M.P. for Perthshire/Study for my large picture of the/House of Commons. 1833./G. Hayter/1834.

This portraitback to top

This is a study for Hayter's large picture of 'The House of Commons, 1833' (see NPG 54). It was presented at the same time as an oil sketch of Admiral Sir George Elliot (NPG 2511) for the same picture. Both sketches were purchased by Queen Mary from a shop in Harrogate.

Physical descriptionback to top

Pale blue eyes, brown hair and whiskers. Dressed in a red uniform with black and silver collar, silver epaulettes, holding a white sheet of paper.

Provenanceback to top

Hayter Sale, Christie's, 21 April 1871 (lot 496), bought Miller; Queen Mary, presented by her, 1931.


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.

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