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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, after 1841 before 1748
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John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont; Catherine (Cecil), Countess of Egmont

by Richard Josey, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1876 (1756)
NPG D1855

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

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John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont when Viscount Perceval

by John Faber Jr, after Francis Hayman
mezzotint, after 1841 before 1748
NPG D40154