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Edmund Lodge

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Edmund Lodge, by Lemuel Francis Abbott, circa 1790-1795 -NPG 1411 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Edmund Lodge

by Lemuel Francis Abbott
circa 1790-1795
29 in. x 24 1/4 in. (737 mm x 616 mm)
NPG 1411

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The portrait shows Lodge as a man aged 35-40, probably painted between his election as FSA in 1787 and his appointment as Lancaster Herald in 1793, and possibly to mark his first major scholarly publication, Illustrations of British History, compiled from MSS in the College of Arms, 3 quarto volumes 1791.

Physical descriptionback to top

Head and shoulders in dark brown coat, yellow waistcoat, white neckcloth; grey powdered hair, dark blue eyes, fair complexion; plain reddish-brown and green background.

Provenanceback to top

Bequeathed by Dr William A. Guy in 1905.


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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