Document ReferenceNe C 12304
TitleArticle from the 'Illustrated London News'; 12 Nov. 1859
Date12 November 1859
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionReports that the trustees of the National Portrait Gallery will not buy Sir Thomas Lawrence's portrait of Lord Brougham; says that they insist on the subject being deceased for ten years before purchase and Lord Brougham is still alive; says that the Duke of Newcastle 'loves and understands British portraiture' and has 'bought what the nation would not buy'; states that the portrait will be added to the collection at Clumber [Park].
Termart, portraits
estate business, Clumber Park, purchase of art
art, portraits, at Clumber Park
art, galleries, National Portrait Gallery
publications, journals, 'Illustrated London News'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6069Brougham; Henry P. (1778-1868); 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Lord Chancellor1778-1868
NA945Clinton; Henry P.F. Pelham- (1811-1864); 5th Duke of Newcastle under Lyne; styled Earl of Lincoln until 18511811-1864
NA13009Lawrence; Thomas (1769-1830); Sir; artist; president of the Royal Academy; knighted 18151769-1830
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