image Lamb W, IM002608
Image number: RS.13967
Credit: ©The Royal Society

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.

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