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Daniel Lambert (1770–1809)

Photo credit: Compton Verney

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Daniel Lambert was celebrated as the fattest man on record. In 1805 he made a tour of England drawing large crowds, and also received paying visitors to his lodgings. He was said to have weighed 52 stones (330 kg) at the time of his death in 1809.

Compton Verney

Compton Verney

  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    81.5 x 69 cm (E)

  • Accession number

    CVCSC : 0026.F

  • Acquisition method

    purchased, 1993

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Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ England

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