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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 39 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 - NPG 999

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
NPG 999

Members of the House of Lords, attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank - NPG 2789

Members of the House of Lords

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

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough, by Frederick Richard Say - NPG 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

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough, by Camille Silvy - NPG x14358

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 13 April 1861
NPG x14358

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax52455

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 13 April 1861
NPG Ax52455

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough, by Camille Silvy - NPG Ax52456

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 13 April 1861
NPG Ax52456

'Phaeton alarm'd!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13115

'Phaeton alarm'd!'

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

The Apparition.  A Cabinet Picture from the Downing St Collection, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough ('A Cabinet Curiosity'), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40951

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

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 June 1829
NPG D40951

A Wild Elephant led Between Two Tame Ones, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40982

A Wild Elephant led Between Two Tame Ones

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

A Masked Battery, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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

A Cabinet Picture, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41022

A Cabinet Picture

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

Anticipated Radical Meeting, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41056

Anticipated Radical Meeting

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 April 1831
NPG D41056

The Rival Wigs (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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

Bringing Up "Our Bill", by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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

Un Tableau Vivant, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41117

Un Tableau Vivant

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

An Irish Row, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Meifred, Lemercier & Co, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41119

An Irish Row

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

The Judgement of Midas, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41129

The Judgement of Midas

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 May 1832
NPG D41129

Coroners Inquest Upon the Body of the Late Administration, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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

A Most Extraordinary Rat!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41136

A Most Extraordinary Rat!

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

Who Are "We"?, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41138

Who Are "We"?

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 May 1832
NPG D41138

The Waits, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41172

The Waits

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 January 1833
NPG D41172

Reading the Will of the Late John Bull, Gent, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41175

Reading the Will of the Late John Bull, Gent

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 February 1833
NPG D41175

The Grim Grey Woman - No. 2, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41191

The Grim Grey Woman - No. 2

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 April 1833
NPG D41191

A Clear Case of Political Petty Larceny (Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough; Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41206

A Clear Case of Political Petty Larceny (Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough; Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 July 1833
NPG D41206

Settling Day at Tattersall's, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41311

Settling Day at Tattersall's

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 March 1835
NPG D41311

The Murder of the Innocents, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41386

The Murder of the Innocents

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 August 1836
NPG D41386

The Cock Pit, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41403

The Cock Pit

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 February 1837
NPG D41403

The Three Singles, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41452

The Three Singles

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 February 1838
NPG D41452

Ancient Concerts - A Rehearsal, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41472

Ancient Concerts - A Rehearsal

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 May 1838
NPG D41472

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough, published by The Graphic - NPG D7617

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

published by The Graphic
wood engraving, published 10 February 1872
NPG D7617

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A Turn-Up among the Big 'Uns!!!

by John Phillips, published by John Field
hand-coloured etching, published 26 June 1829
NPG D46041

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Long Expected Come at Last. Or the only Besom of Reform

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 1830
NPG D46035

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Detection. A Scene in the West

by John Phillips, published by E. King
hand-coloured etching, published 22 November 1830
NPG D46042

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The Cumberland Fishwoman from the Borough Market

published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 20 July 1831
NPG D46061

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The Modern Canute, or the Just Rebuke

by Criticus
hand-coloured lithograph, circa 1832
NPG D46051

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A Lesson in Elephant Riding!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
tinted lithograph, published 14 May 1844
NPG D46363

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The New Polka, or dance of peace

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 October 1844
NPG D46364

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The Drill

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
tinted lithograph, published 18 January 1846
NPG D46366

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