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John William Ponsonby, 4th Earl of Bessborough (1781-1847), Politician

Sitter associated with 33 portraits
Ponsonby entered Parliament as Baron Duncannon in 1834. He served in several senior government posts including Home Secretary and Lord Privy Seal. He was also briefly Lord Lieutenant of Ireland under Lord John Russell. The Ponsonby family formed an integral part of the Whig political and social network and Duncannon was related to many of the leading figures who supported the Whig cause.

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D41484

Jonah Thrown Overboard

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 July 1838
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D41496

Scene from Macbeth - Banquo's Ghost

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 December 1838
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D41500

Another Peep Into the Play Ground

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 December 1838
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D41501

Coach-Dinner - Castle Inn - Windsor

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 December 1838
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D41511

Playing Off a Practical Joke upon an Old Friend

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 February 1839
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D41540

Men of Feeling!

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 August 1839
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D41552

An Irish Wake

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 November 1839
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D41567

Omnibus Race

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 April 1840
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D41584

Breaking up for the Vacation

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 August 1840
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D41597

The New Pasha of Egypt (John William Ponsonby, 4th Earl of Bessborough; Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston)

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 December 1840
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D33637

Stothard's admired picture of "The Procession of the Flitch of Bacon". Somewhat Metamorphosed!

by John Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, after Thomas Stothard
lithograph, published 11 February 1841
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D41603

Stothard's admired picture of "The Procession of the Flitch of Bacon". Somewhat Metamorphosed!

by John Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, after Thomas Stothard
lithograph, published 11 February 1841
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