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The Right Honourable Henry Goulburn MP

c. 1850
Francis Holl (engraver) after Henry William Pickersgill

steel engraving on paper (sheet: 31.5 cm x 24.5 cm, image: 22.3 cm x 17.2 cm)

Collection: National Portrait Gallery
Purchased 2015

Artist and subject

Henry William Pickersgill (age 68 in 1850)

Francis Holl (age 35 in 1850)

Rt. Hon. Henry Goulburn (age 66 in 1850)

Subject professions

Government and leadership

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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.

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