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William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779-1848) Prime Minister

  • About the work
    Location
    Country: UK
    City: London
    Place: Scotland Office, Dover House, Whitehall

    Interpretation about this artwork is under review

    The Government Art Collection recognises its responsibility to artists, colleagues and all our audiences to represent the diversity of the UK and to embed anti-racist and equitable practices throughout our work. We are taking action to address inequality in the Collection and its interpretation.

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    Materials & Techniques
    marble, bust (as object name), marble bust
  • Details
    Title
    William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779-1848) Prime Minister
    Date
    1838
    Medium
    Marble bust
    Dimensions
    height: 70.00 cm, width: 53.00 cm
    Acquisition
    Presented by the Rev.R.D.S.Ram, 1920
    Provenance
    Presented by sitter to Queen Victoria; given by her to George Edward Anson, Keeper of the Privy Purse; bequeathed to his daughter Mary; after her death, by her husband, Rev.R.D.S.Ram, Prebendary of St.Paul's, to HM Office of Works.
    GAC number
    0/22