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Hon. William Porter, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3059D/5

Scope and Contents

A half length studio portrait. Porter (1805-1880) was called to the Irish Bar in 1831 and practiced there before becoming Attorney General at the Cape 1839-1866. He was on sick leave 1862-1864. He served on the Legislative Assembly 1869-1872 and left the Cape in the following year.


  • 1859


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1 photographic print(s)


84 x 110 mm. oval print.

Repository Details

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