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John Campbell, 1st Baron Campbell of St Andrews

John Campbell, 1st Baron Campbell of St Andrews, by Thomas Woolnoth, circa 1851 -NPG 375 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

John Campbell, 1st Baron Campbell of St Andrews

by Thomas Woolnoth
circa 1851
48 7/8 in. x 36 1/4 in. (1240 mm x 920 mm)
NPG 375

This portraitback to top

Campbell is in court dress. The early provenance of the picture is unknown. It was engraved by W. Walker, and published by him, 1851 (example in NPG).

Physical descriptionback to top

Healthy complexion, greyish-blue eyes, brown hair. Dressed in a white shirt, with a frill, and frilled cuffs, black court dress, wearing a court sword with a silver hilt. Resting one hand on a white piece of paper(?), on a brown table. Pilaster at left and rest of background various shades of brown.

Provenanceback to top

Edward Webber, purchased from him, 1873.

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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