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John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont (1711-1770), Statesman

Sitter in 7 portraits
Perceval had a difficult and complicated political career. In 1747, he switched parties and joined Frederick, Prince of Wales's opposition faction. He was quickly appointed the Prince's chief political adviser.

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John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont when Viscount Perceval

by John Faber Jr, after Francis Hayman
mezzotint, circa 1741-1748
NPG D1853

D40154

John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont when Viscount Perceval

by John Faber Jr, after Francis Hayman
mezzotint, circa 1741-1748
NPG D40154

D36099

John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont

by James Macardell, published by J. Short, after Thomas Hudson
mezzotint, published 6 November 1764
NPG D36099

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John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont

by James Macardell, published by J. Short, after Thomas Hudson
mezzotint, published 6 November 1764
NPG D36100