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William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland (1721-1765), General; third son of George II

Sitter associated with 45 portraits
Third son of George II. A lifelong soldier, described by Horace Walpole as 'proud and unforgiving, fond of war for its own sake'. His victory at Culloden in 1746 ended the Jacobite threat, but his severe treatment of the rebels earned him the nickname of 'Butcher of Culloden'.

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William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

attributed to Christian Friedrich Zincke
enamel on copper, circa 1743-1745
On display at Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre, Inverness
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William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink, 1751-1758
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William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink, 1751-1758
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William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
pen and ink, 1751-1758
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Possibly William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

attributed to George Townshend, 4th Viscount and 1st Marquess Townshend
black ink on paper, 1751-1758
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William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

studio of Sir Joshua Reynolds
oil on canvas, circa 1758-1760
On display on Floor 2: Portraits Tell Stories at Beningbrough Hall
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William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

after Sir Joshua Reynolds
oil on canvas, (circa 1758-1760)
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D7934

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

probably printed and published by Timothy Jordan, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1721 or after
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D3023

The Royal Family of Great Britain

by Unknown artist
mezzotint, after 1724
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D7936

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland when a child

by and published by John Simon, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, (circa 1725)
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D19579

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by John Faber Jr, published by Thomas Bowles Jr, after Charles Jervas
mezzotint, circa 1725-1750
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D11644

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Joseph Highmore
mezzotint, 1729
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D9211

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by John Faber Jr, after Joseph Highmore
mezzotint, mid 18th century
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D7938

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

printed and published by Thomas Bakewell, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, 1730s-1740s
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D7937

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by John Faber Jr, after Joseph Highmore
mezzotint, circa 1731-1734 (circa 1730)
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D9210

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Faber Jr
mezzotint, published circa mid 1730s
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D7939

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Simon, after Chevalier Carlo Francesco Rusca
mezzotint, (1738-1740)
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D32908

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by Johann Jakob Haid, after John Faber Jr, after Thomas Hudson
mezzotint, circa 1744-1765 (1744)
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D32910

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Faber Jr, after Thomas Hudson, and after John Wootton
mezzotint, circa 1744-1756 (1744)
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D7942

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by Gerhard Bockman, sold by John Bowles
mezzotint, published circa 1744-1753
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D7943

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by John Faber Jr, after Thomas Hudson
mezzotint, circa 1744-1756 (1744)
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D32909

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by Scotin, after Thomas Hudson
etching, published 1746
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D10779

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by Unknown artist
coloured etching, published 1746
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D7944

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by James Macardell, published by Peter Griffin
mezzotint, late 1740s?
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D7945

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by James Macardell, published by Peter Griffin
mezzotint, late 1740s?
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D32911

King George I and the line of succession

by Johann Sebastian Müller, after Samuel Wale
line engraving, circa 1748
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D7946

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

published by Thomas Jefferys, and published by William Herbert, after Thomas Hudson, and after John Wootton
mezzotint, published circa 1749-1758 (1744)
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D7947

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

published by Thomas Jefferys, and published by William Herbert, after Thomas Hudson, and after John Wootton
mezzotint, published circa 1749-1758 (1744)
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D21179

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
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D7941

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by John Faber Jr, after David Morier
mezzotint, 1753
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D32906

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by Charles Spooner, published by John Bowles, and published by Carington Bowles, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, circa 1758-1761 (1758)
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D32907

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by Charles Spooner, published by John Bowles, and published by Carington Bowles, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, circa 1758-1761 (1758)
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D13030

'Duke William's ghost' (King George IV; William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured soft-ground etching, published 7 May 1799
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D19324

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by George Vertue, after Charles Jervas
engraving, published 1729 (circa 1728)
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D19489

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Smith, after Joseph Highmore
mezzotint, 1729
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D18876

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by and published by John Faber Jr, after Thomas Hudson, and after John Wootton
mezzotint, circa 1744-1756 (1744)
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D19191

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by Gerhard Bockman, sold by John Bowles
mezzotint, published circa 1750-1775
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D7940

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

by Thomas Ryley, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint and line engraving, (circa 1758-1760)
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D19419

William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland

sold by Thomas Jefferys, and sold by William Herbert, after Thomas Hudson
mezzotint, published circa 1759
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'Battle of Culloden' (William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland)

by Pals
etching, published 1 October 1799
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