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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by George Gammon Adams
circa 1869
24 in. (610 mm) high
NPG 1203

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The bust was bought together with several other plaster busts or casts by Adams and a marble bust of Sir William Napier (NPG 1197); they were accompanied by a letter from Mrs Adams and 'Catalogue of Medals and Sculpture by Geo. G. Adams, Acton Green Lodge, Chiswick' (both in NPG archive). It was lent to the House of Lords in about 1912 and destroyed by enemy action in 1940. A marble copy, exhibited RA 1871 (1210) and belonging to the Corporation of London, was in the Council Chamber of the Guildhall and also destroyed in 1940.

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The sculptor and bought from his widow 1899.

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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