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Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

(1764-1845), Prime Minister

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter associated with 175 portraits
Grey was the leader of the Whigs from 1806 to 1834. He led the party through the triumph of the Reform Act (1832) which extended the vote to the middle classes and gave representation to Britain's growing industrial towns. A follower of Fox, Grey had argued for constitutional reform since entering Parliament in 1786. He was an ardent supporter of Catholic emancipation and presided over the act to abolish slavery in all British-controlled territories (1833).

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The Thimble Rig, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41264

The Thimble Rig

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 July 1834
NPG D41264

Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41265

Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 July 1834
NPG D41265

Blind-Man's-Buff, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41267

Blind-Man's-Buff

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 July 1834
NPG D41267

Gratitude (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41268

Gratitude (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 July 1834
NPG D41268

Political Manner of Bowing a Friend Out, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41271

Political Manner of Bowing a Friend Out

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 August 1834
NPG D41271

Actaeon, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41274

Actaeon

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 September 1834
NPG D41274

Coalition, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41301

Coalition

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 19 January 1835
NPG D41301

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 Reform Bill Receiving the King's Assent by Royal Commission, 7 June 1832, by William Walker, by  Samuel William Reynolds Jr, after  Samuel William Reynolds - NPG D10714

The Reform Bill Receiving the King's Assent by Royal Commission, 7 June 1832

by William Walker, by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, after Samuel William Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1836
NPG D10714

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ('Shall I Resign?'), by George Raphael Ward, printed by  Dixon & Ross, published by  Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after  Benjamin Robert Haydon - NPG D34956

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey ('Shall I Resign?')

by George Raphael Ward, printed by Dixon & Ross, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after Benjamin Robert Haydon
mezzotint, published 1 February 1836
NPG D34956

Nursery Rhymes No. 2 (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41394

Nursery Rhymes No. 2 (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 December 1836
NPG D41394

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

Steering between Scylla and Charybdis, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment - NPG D41618

Steering between Scylla and Charybdis

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 19 May 1841
NPG D41618

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, by William Say, published by  Ackermann & Co, after  Frederick Richard Say - NPG D34954

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

by William Say, published by Ackermann & Co, after Frederick Richard Say
mezzotint, published 5 October 1843
NPG D34954

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Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

by Unknown artist
pencil and watercolour, early 19th century
NPG D2185

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