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James Parke, 1st Baron Wensleydale

1 of 3 portraits by George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle

James Parke, 1st Baron Wensleydale, by George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle, circa 1863 -NPG 2028 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

James Parke, 1st Baron Wensleydale

by George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle
circa 1863
8 7/8 in. x 6 3/4 in. (225 mm x 171 mm)
NPG 2028

This portraitback to top

In a letter of 20 April 1924 (NPG archives), the donor wrote: 'The drawing was made about the year 1863 and as I can testify, who knew him well, is an admirable likeness.' Another water-colour by the same artist of 1865 was in the collection of James Lowther. A bronze medallion by the 9th Earl is in the collection of Lord Henley, exhibited George Howard and his Circle, City Art Gallery, Carlisle, 1968 (127).

Provenanceback to top

Presented by the sitter's grandson, Viscount Ullswater, 1924.


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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