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John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham (1792-1840), Governor-General of Canada

Sitter in 54 portraits
Entered Parliament as an MP in 1813. In 1816 he married Louisa Grey, daughter of Earl Grey. He was appointed Lord Privy Seal in Grey's cabinet in 1830, and helped draft the Reform Bill two years later. In 1833, Lambton resigned from the Cabinet after a series of bereavements; he was raised to the House of Lords later that year. In 1837, he became Governor in Chief of British North America and was sent to Canada to investigate rebellions there. His report recommended the union of Lower and Upper Canada as a step to a union of all the British North American provinces. It also recommended a modified form of responsible government, which was implemented, and by 1847 Canada was a functioning democracy.

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D41131

A Melancholy Consolation

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 May 1832
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D41142

New Reform Coach

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 June 1832
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D41163

Mazeppa. Plate 2nd.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 September 1832
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D41227

John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham ('Macbeth')

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 December 1833
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D16367

John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham

after Unknown artist
wood engraving, 1833-1840
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D41232

Brothers in Misfortune (John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham; Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 January 1834
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D41252

The Rivals (John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham; Louis Philippe; Carlo Andrea, Count Pozzi di Borgo)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 April 1834
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D41279

In Silence Eloquent (John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham; John Bull; Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 November 1834
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D41280

Hide & Seek (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 November 1834
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D41281

Vaux Hunting or The Newest Version of Tally Ho!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 November 1834
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D41284

Trois Dogs

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 November 1834
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D41301

Coalition

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 19 January 1835
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D41309

Extraordinary Meeting of Leaders of Opposition

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 March 1835
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D41324

Jack in Office

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 April 1835
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D41332

Reconciliation between Peachem and Lockit

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 June 1835
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D10714

The Reform Bill Receiving the King's Assent by Royal Commission, 7 June 1832

by William Walker, by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, after Samuel William Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1836
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D41428

The Newest Universal Medicine (John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 27 July 1837
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D41454

Old and Young Stagers

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 February 1838
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D41471

A Black North-East-er and a Heavy Swell, on the Atlantic

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 May 1838
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D41491

The Fate of Marsyas

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 19 November 1838
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