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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

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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D32912

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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