- Extended catalogue entry
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by Leonard Charles Wyon
2 1/2 in. (64 mm) diameter
Inscriptionback to top
Inscribed on obverse under shoulder of sitter: L. C. WYON F.
Inscribed on reverse: HENRY/HALLAM./HISTORIAN./ BORN/JULY 9 1777/DIED JAN. 21/1859
This portraitback to top
Almost certainly executed as a memorial medal after Hallam's death. It was presented at the same time as a medal of Forbes by Wyon (NPG 1609).
Provenanceback to top
Miss J. B. Homer, presented by her, 1911.
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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