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Joseph Hume

Joseph Hume, by Charles Blair Leighton, 1849-1850 -NPG 1098 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Joseph Hume

by Charles Blair Leighton
18 5/8 in. x 14 3/4 in. (473 mm x 375 mm)
NPG 1098

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Signed (lower left): Blair Leighton

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The date was provided by the donor (letter of 28 April 1897, NPG archives). A lithograph of this portrait by the artist was published Colnaghi, 1855 (example in British Museum).

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Healthy complexion, grey(?) eyes, and grey hair. Dressed in a dark stock, white shirt, and dark coat.

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Edward Hutchins, presented by him, 1897.

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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