Richmond, George (1809-96) (after). English. Medium: engraving. Date: 1845. Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron Macaulay (1800-1859) English poet, historian and Whig politician; One of the founders of what is now known as the Whig interpretation of history and is best known for his five volume work 'The History of England'(published between 1849-61); Macaulay was made a peer in 1841; William Holl the Younger (1807-1871) Provenance: Private Collection.