Portrait of William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

    Date
    1840
    Sitter
    2nd Viscount Melbourne William Lamb (1779 - 1848, British) , Barrister
    Creator
    John Henry Robinson (1796 - 1871, British) , Engraver
    Creator - Organisation
    After
    Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769 - 1830, British) , Painter
    Object type
    Image reference
    Material
    Technique
    Dimensions
    height (print): 128mm
    width (print): 106mm
    height (paper support): 185mm
    width (paper support): 152mm
    Subject
    Description
    Half-length portrait of William Lamb turned to the left and looking out to viewer. He wears coat with fur collar and has short hair with side-whiskers.

    Facsimile signature and pencilled ‘1841’ on paper support.

    William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779-1848) British barrister, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1841.
    Associated place
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    Credit
    ©The Royal Society
    Image number
    RS.13967
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