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Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough

3 of 58 portraits by Samuel Drummond

Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough, by Samuel Drummond, exhibited 1816 -NPG 1123 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough

by Samuel Drummond
exhibited 1816
26 in. x 21 1/2 in. (660 mm x 546 mm)
NPG 1123

Physical descriptionback to top

Head and shoulders in wig and robes of lord chief justice, aged about 60 to 65, grey eyes, fresh complexion; plain brown background.

Provenanceback to top

Bought from the Rev F. O. White of Barnsbury 1898 (together with a portrait of Thomas Chubb, John Kerslake, National Portrait Gallery: Early Georgian Portraits, 1978, p 52).

Exhibitionsback to top

RA 1816 (164); on loan to Royal Courts of Justice since 1958.

Reproductionsback to top

Stipple vignette by Thomas Blood published in The European Magazine, 1 September 1816.


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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