1 of 3 portraits of John Britton
- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by William Brockedon
13 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (337 mm x 251 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Dated (lower right): 28.12.31
This portraitback to top
Accompanied in the Brockedon Album by a letter from the sitter, dated 6 June 1833.
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By descent to Brockedon's daughter, Elizabeth, wife of J. H. Baxendale; bequeathed to the National Gallery by their son, J. W. Baxendale, with a life interest to his son, Colonel J. F. N. Baxendale and male heirs; placed on loan at the NPG by Colonel Baxendale, 1931; on his death in 1958, without male issue, officially transferred to the National Gallery; on permanent loan from the National Gallery since 1958.
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.