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Edward Codrington; Sir William John Codrington

Edward Codrington; Sir William John Codrington, by Sir George Hayter, circa 1812 -NPG 883(8) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Edward Codrington; Sir William John Codrington

by Sir George Hayter
circa 1812
6 7/8 in. x 5 1/8 in. (175 mm x 130 mm)
NPG 883(8)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in ink (bottom left and centre): Mr Edward and Mr Willm Codrington

This portraitback to top

Edward is on the left, William on the right. The date is based on the apparent ages of the two boys. This sketch is almost certainly a study for a miniature, whose present location is not known.

Provenanceback to top

A. D. Hogarth & Sons, purchased from them, 1891.


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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