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Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Macaulay

by Carlo Marochetti
1848
9 5/8 in. (245 mm) diameter
NPG 257

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Incised (below shoulder): C. M. 1848 and (right hand side): T. B. Macaulay

This portraitback to top

A similar bronze medallion was exhibited VE, 1892 (1070), lent by Viscountess Knutsford, reproduced the Bookman, XLVII (October 1914), II; another is in the collection of the National Liberal Club; a third is in the Scottish NPG; and a fourth is at Wallington (National Trust), Northumberland, possibly the Knutsford one.

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Macaulay
Lord Macaulay, History of England, edited C. H. Firth (1913), I.

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Purchased at the Marochetti Sale, Christie's, 7 May 1868 (lot 98).

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Lord Macaulay, History of England, edited C. H. Firth (1913), XI.


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.