Folingsby, George Frederick (1828-91; English)
Sir Charles Sladen 1884
Oil on canvas, 192 x 137 cm (sight), framed
Presented by subscribers, 1884
State Library of Victoria (H141870)

Sladen (1816-84), a lawyer and politican, was premier of Victoria, briefly, in 1868, having previously been Victorian Treasurer, and a member of the Legislative Council. Here, he wears the medal of the order of K.C.M.G., awarded in 1875.

For an earlier portrait, see Summers (Charles) Sir Charles Sladen 1870 {after 1894?} SLV [SC].


AR 1884, p.36; NGV 1894, p.120 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 6th bay, no.2); NGV 1905, p.149 (V.Buvelot Gallery, 8th bay, no.10) 

For Sladen, see (biography by James Grant, published in ADB vol.6, 1974)