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Thomas Campbell

Thomas Campbell, by William Brockedon, 1842 -NPG 2515(93) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Campbell

by William Brockedon
14 1/2 in. x 10 3/4 in. (368 mm x 273 mm)
NPG 2515(93)

Inscriptionback to top

Dated lower left 21.4.42 and accompanied by a letter from Campbell confirming the appointment at the artist's studio.

Physical descriptionback to top

Head and shoulders slightly to right, black velvet collar and neck-tie, close-fitting curly wig.

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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