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Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde

6 of 22 portraits by George Gammon Adams

Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde, by George Gammon Adams, 1855 -NPG 1201 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde

by George Gammon Adams
1855
33 in. (838 mm) high
NPG 1201

Inscriptionback to top

Incised on the back of the shoulders: Geo. G. Adams Sc 1855

This portraitback to top

Probably related to the bust of Clyde by Adams, exhibited RA, 1856 (1348). A later plaster bust of Clyde by Adams, dated 1861, is in the Scottish NPG. The NPG bust was purchased at the same time as a number of other plaster casts by Adams, and a marble bust of Sir William Napier (NPG 1197). Clyde is wearing the star of the Bath.

Referenceback to top

Gunnis 1953
R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors (1953), p 14.

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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