Sir William Chambers by Benjamin Wyon (after Richard Westmacott). 1857. Bronze, 54mm diameter. Left — obverse: Portrait of Vanbrugh with the following inscription: “Chambers 1725-1796. B. Wyon (on shoulder) After Westmacott (just below shoulder).” Right — reverse: Somerset House with the following inscription: “1781 Sir William Chambers R.A. Architect.” Inscription on rim: “Art Union of London 1857.” Private collection. [Click twice on these images to enlarge them.]

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