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William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, by Sir George Hayter, 1837 -NPG 4342 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Sir George Hayter
13 in. x 9 1/4 in. (330 mm x 235 mm)
NPG 4342

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Inscribed in ink in the artist's hand (bottom right): The Rt Honble Lord Vist/Melbourne/sketch for my great picture/of the House of Commons/in 1833./Windsor Castle 1837 Sept./G. Hayter

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This is a study for Hayter's 'House of Commons' group (NPG 54).

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Purchased from I. Appelby, 1963.

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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