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Sir James Robert George Graham, 2nd Bt

(1792-1861), Statesman; First Lord of the Admiralty

Sitter in 56 portraits
Left the Tory party with the Peelites, after the repeal of the Corn Laws, 1846; served in several coalition ministries, exercised considerable political influence.

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The House of Commons, 1833, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 54

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846, by John Partridge - NPG 342

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846

by John Partridge
oil on canvas, circa 1846-1853
NPG 342

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by John Partridge - NPG 343a

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by John Partridge
oil on paper, circa 1846
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 343a

Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha - NPG 343b

Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
pencil, circa 1846
NPG 343b

The Coalition Ministry, 1854, by Sir John Gilbert - NPG 1125

The Coalition Ministry, 1854

by Sir John Gilbert
pencil, pen and ink and wash, 1855
NPG 1125

Engraving after 'The Coalition Ministry, 1854', by William Walker, after  Sir John Gilbert - NPG 1125a

Engraving after 'The Coalition Ministry, 1854'

by William Walker, after Sir John Gilbert
engraving, 1857
NPG 1125a

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by Sir George Scharf - NPG 343c

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Sir George Scharf
pen and ink and wash, 1872
NPG 343c

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake.  A Hint to Cabinet Makers, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41035

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake. A Hint to Cabinet Makers

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 December 1830
NPG D41035

Parliamentary Eloquence, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41107

Parliamentary Eloquence

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 December 1831
NPG D41107

Caught Napping, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41114

Caught Napping

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 February 1832
NPG D41114

A Group of Sporting Characters at Epsom.  How are the odds on the Derby?, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41141

A Group of Sporting Characters at Epsom. How are the odds on the Derby?

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 June 1832
NPG D41141

Mazeppa. Plate 2nd., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41163

Mazeppa. Plate 2nd.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 September 1832
NPG D41163

A Cabinet Council, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41199

A Cabinet Council

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 May 1833
NPG D41199

Seconding a Motion or the Party of the Movement, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41217

Seconding a Motion or the Party of the Movement

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 August 1833
NPG D41217

The Triumph of Independence, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41238

The Triumph of Independence

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 February 1834
NPG D41238

The Upsetting of the Reform Coach, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41259

The Upsetting of the Reform Coach

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 June 1834
NPG D41259

'"Feeding the Great Boa." (query "a great bore")', by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41260

'"Feeding the Great Boa." (query "a great bore")'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 June 1834
NPG D41260

The Reconciliation.  An Affecting Scene., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41266

The Reconciliation. An Affecting Scene.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 July 1834
NPG D41266

Cast Off Machiners Selling by Auction, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41306

Cast Off Machiners Selling by Auction

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 February 1835
NPG D41306

The New Umpire Commonly Called "The Derby Dilly", by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41310

The New Umpire Commonly Called "The Derby Dilly"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 March 1835
NPG D41310

A Fair Game, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41337

A Fair Game

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 July 1835
NPG D41337

Old Attitudes in New Positions, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41360

Old Attitudes in New Positions

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 March 1836
NPG D41360

Turning the Tables, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41364

Turning the Tables

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 March 1836
NPG D41364

The Death of Caesar, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41368

The Death of Caesar

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 April 1836
NPG D41368

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

March of Reform - Master of Ceremonies in the House of Commons, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41405

March of Reform - Master of Ceremonies in the House of Commons

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 March 1837
NPG D41405

Fancy Ball - Jim Crow Dance & Chorus, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41412

Fancy Ball - Jim Crow Dance & Chorus

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 April 1837
NPG D41412

Something Between the Sublime & the Ridiculous, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41413

Something Between the Sublime & the Ridiculous

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 27 April 1837
NPG D41413

A Race for the Westminster Stakes, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41419

A Race for the Westminster Stakes

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 May 1837
NPG D41419

Taking up a Fare, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41420

Taking up a Fare

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 May 1837
NPG D41420

Great Western General Booking Office, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41433

Great Western General Booking Office

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 August 1837
NPG D41433

Too Late for the Coach, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41467

Too Late for the Coach

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 April 1838
NPG D41467

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

A Coroner's Inquest, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41523

A Coroner's Inquest

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 May 1839
NPG D41523

A New Version of "Can't Get Out", by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41534

A New Version of "Can't Get Out"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 June 1839
NPG D41534

Ulysses and the Syrens, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41562

Ulysses and the Syrens

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 March 1840
NPG D41562

Playing at Nine Pins, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41569

Playing at Nine Pins

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 May 1840
NPG D41569

Chinese Jugglers (John Bull; Sir James Robert George Graham, 2nd Bt; Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41571

Chinese Jugglers (John Bull; Sir James Robert George Graham, 2nd Bt; Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 May 1840
NPG D41571

The "Dilly" Looking Up, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41576

The "Dilly" Looking Up

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 June 1840
NPG D41576

New Game of Snap-Apple, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41580

New Game of Snap-Apple

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 July 1840
NPG D41580

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