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William Hyde Wollaston

William Hyde Wollaston, by William Brockedon, circa 1830 -NPG 2515(10) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Hyde Wollaston

by William Brockedon
circa 1830
15 5/8 in. x 11 1/2 in. (398 mm x 291 mm)
NPG 2515(10)

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The drawing derives (reversed) from Thomson's engraving of the Royal Society portrait by Jackson.

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Head and shoulders to right, no inscription.

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See 'Drawings of Prominent People 1823-49' by W. Brockedon in Richard Ormond, National Portrait Gallery: Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, pp 554-6.


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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