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George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen (1784-1860), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 47 portraits
Skilful and conciliatory Foreign Secretary from 1841-46, Gordon supported Peel over the repeal of the Corn Laws, forming a coalition ministry of Whigs and Peelites in 1852.

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D41444

A Ticklish Subject

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 19 December 1837
NPG D41444

D41453

A Disagreeable Position!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 February 1838
NPG D41453

D41472

Ancient Concerts - A Rehearsal

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 May 1838
NPG D41472

D7134

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by Émile Desmaisons
lithograph, published 1843
NPG D7134

D45901

'The New Ministry - the Cabinet', January 1853

by Frederick James Smyth
wood engraving, published 8 January 1853
NPG D45901

x264

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published June 1858
NPG x264

D18761

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by and published by Charles Turner, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1809
NPG D18761

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