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Sir Henry Havelock, Bt

8 of 22 portraits by George Gammon Adams

Sir Henry Havelock, Bt, by George Gammon Adams, 1858 -NPG 1204 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Henry Havelock, Bt

by George Gammon Adams
1858
33 in. (838 mm) high
NPG 1204

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A similar bust, or possibly the same bust, was reproduced as a woodcut ILN, XXXII (1858), 508, after a photograph by Lock and Whitfield. An accompanying description (507) stated that:

'The bust has been executed from the best sources; and a few days ago Mr. Adams had the honour of submitting it to Her Majesty. It has, we understand, met with the full approbation of Lady Havelock, and of several persons who had been so fortunate as to possess the friendship of the departed hero.'
Havelock is shown wearing the star of the Bath. This bust was purchased at the same time as several other plaster busts by Adams, and a marble bust of Sir William Napier (NPG 1197).

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The artist, purchased from his widow, 1899.


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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