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Sir James Brooke

12 of 22 portraits by George Gammon Adams

Sir James Brooke, by George Gammon Adams, 1868 -NPG 1200 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir James Brooke

by George Gammon Adams
1868
29 1/2 in. (749 mm) high
NPG 1200

Inscriptionback to top

Incised on the back, below the shoulders: G. G. Adams Sc. 1868

This portraitback to top

Brooke is shown wearing the star of the Bath. This bust was purchased together with several other plaster casts by Adams, and a marble bust of Napier (NPG 1197).

Provenanceback to top

The artist, purchased from his widow, 1899.


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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