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Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough (1790-1871), Politician, President of the Board of Control and Governor-General of India

Sitter associated with 31 portraits
Statesman; Tory MP from 1813; president of the board of control on four occasions and governor-general of India, 1841-4, during which time he annexed Sind and subjugated Gwalior. Although criticised as vain and theatrical, Ellenborough was widely regarded as a fine orator and effective politician, serving in the ministries of Peel and Derby, 1846 and 1858.

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The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1820-1823
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
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2789

Members of the House of Lords

attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank
pencil and sepia wash, circa 1835
NPG 2789

1805

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

by Frederick Richard Say
oil on canvas, circa 1845
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1805

x14358

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 13 April 1861
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Ax52455

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 13 April 1861
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Ax52456

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 13 April 1861
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D13115

'Phaeton alarm'd!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 22 March 1808
NPG D13115

D40936

The Apparition. A Cabinet Picture from the Downing St Collection

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published November 1829
NPG D40936

D40951

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough ('A Cabinet Curiosity')

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 June 1829
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D40982

A Wild Elephant led Between Two Tame Ones

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 February 1830
NPG D40982

D41020

A Masked Battery

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 October 1830
NPG D41020

D41022

A Cabinet Picture

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 November 1830
NPG D41022

D41056

Anticipated Radical Meeting

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 April 1831
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D41072

The Rival Wigs (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 June 1831
NPG D41072

D41092

Bringing Up "Our Bill"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 September 1831
NPG D41092

D41117

Un Tableau Vivant

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 March 1832
NPG D41117

D41119

An Irish Row

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Meifred, Lemercier & Co, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 March 1832
NPG D41119

D41129

The Judgement of Midas

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 May 1832
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D41132

Coroners Inquest Upon the Body of the Late Administration

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 May 1832
NPG D41132

D41136

A Most Extraordinary Rat!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 May 1832
NPG D41136