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Charles Long, 1st Baron Farnborough

Charles Long, 1st Baron Farnborough, by Henry Edridge, 1805 -NPG 4046 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Charles Long, 1st Baron Farnborough

by Henry Edridge
13 1/8 in. x 9 3/8 in. (334 mm x 238 mm)
NPG 4046

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated lower left: H: Edridge 1805.

This portraitback to top

Edridge also drew a companion portrait of Lady Farnborough, the daughter of Sir Abraham Hume who appears in the group by P. C. Wonder, NPG 793. She is posed nearly whole-length seated in fur-trimmed cloak and muff, mezzotint by S. W. Reynolds (Alfred Whitman, S. W. Reynolds, 1903, 182).

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Lips and cheeks faintly coloured red.

Provenanceback to top

Bought from Agnews 1958.

Reproductionsback to top

Head only, in reverse, in stipple by Picart, published 11 January 1810 by Cadell & Davies (Contemporary Portraits, 1822).

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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