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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by Edward William Wyon, circa 1865 -NPG 4508 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Edward William Wyon
circa 1865
17 1/2 in. (445 mm) high
NPG 4508

Inscriptionback to top

Incised on the back, below the shoulders: Rt HON VISCOUNT PALMERSTON K. G./E. W. WYON Sc.

This portraitback to top

One of a fairly large edition of commemorative parian-ware busts. According to W. A. Billington of the Wedgwood Museum (letter of 14 February 1967, NPG archives), Wyon's model was certainly finished by the early part of 1866.

Provenanceback to top

Purchased from Mrs Margaret Harwood, 1967.


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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