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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 35 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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D41138

Who Are "We"?

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

D41172

The Waits

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

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

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

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

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

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

D41403

The Cock Pit

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

D41452

The Three Singles

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

D41472

Ancient Concerts - A Rehearsal

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

D7617

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

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

D46041

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

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

D46042

Detection. A Scene in the West

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

D46051

The Modern Canute, or the Just Rebuke

by Criticus
hand-coloured lithograph, circa 1832
NPG D46051

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