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"New South Wales" Earl of Jersey Victor Albert George Child-Villiers (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1890

Sir Leslie Ward

chromolithograph on paper (sheet: 38.0 cm x 26.3 cm)

Victor Albert George Child-Villiers (b. 1845) succeeded his father George Augustus (1808-1859), 6th earl, who had only held the title for three weeks, as 7th earl of Jersey in 1859. This nobleman was governor of New South Wales from 1890 to 1893.

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Gift of Mr Ronald Walker 2001

Accession number: 2003.206.8

Currently not on display

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Artist and subject

Sir Leslie Ward (age 39 in 1890)

Victor Albert George Child-Villiers (age 45 in 1890)

Subject professions

Government and leadership

Donated by

Ronald Walker (23 portraits)

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.