The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Advanced Collection search

Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell, by John Henning, 1813 -NPG 1429 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Regency Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Campbell

by John Henning
1813
6 in. x 5 in. (152 mm x 127 mm)
NPG 1429

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated upper right: HENNING F. 1813.

This portraitback to top

Most of Henning's drawings ended as profile medallions, in some cases published by Wedgwood. Unfortunately that of Campbell was not among these.

Provenanceback to top

Francis Horner MP; his nieces Miss Joanna Horner and Mrs Katharine M. Lyell (née Horner) and given by them in March 1906, together with Henning's drawing of Dugald Stewart (NPG 1428).

Exhibitionsback to top

Deposited on long loan at the Scottish NPG in 1906. 'Portrait Drawings by Scottish Artists 1750-1850', Scottish NPG, 1955 (113b), returned to NPG in 1960.

Reproductionsback to top

John Marsden, Henning, 1977.


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.

View all known portraits for Thomas Campbell

Contribute

Blog

Gallery blog

Read our latest news and have your say.

Join the conversation

Tell us More about our silhouettes, photograph of Hubert Leslie, Silhouettist

Identify our Silhouettes

Join enthusiastic contributors who have already identified 155 sitters.

Help transcribe signatures

Tell us More about our Silvy sitters, photograph of Camille Silvy, photographer with boy

Tell us more about our Silvy sitters

Help us identify the sitters who visited Camille Silvy’s photographic studio during the 1860s.

Identify our sitters