Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman (1802-1865)

Henry Edward Doyle (1827-1893)

Not dated


18 3/8 in. x 12 5/8 in. (467 mm x 321 mm)

© National Portrait Gallery, London

NPG 4237

Purchased in 1861

As Cardinal-Archbishop of Westminster (see "Sitter"), Cardinal Wiseman played an important part in Doyle's life, by recommending him for his appointment as Commissioner for Rome at the 1862 International Exhibition. Doyle was a staunch Roman Catholic.

Image and text added by Jacqueline Banerjee.

The National Portrait Gallery, London, has released this image on the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) licence.