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Henry Hallam

Henry Hallam, by Leonard Charles Wyon, circa 1863 -NPG 1608 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Henry Hallam

by Leonard Charles Wyon
circa 1863
2 1/2 in. (64 mm) diameter
NPG 1608

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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