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Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (1770-1828), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 48 portraits
Tory statesman. In office almost continuously for thirty years as Foreign Secretary under Addington (1801-3), was Home Secretary under Pitt (1804) and rose to be Prime Minister from 1812-27. Leading an unusually balanced Tory Cabinet, he steered his administration through the Napoleonic Wars and their turbulent aftermath in the 1820s when there was intense popular agitation in Britain.

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D37376

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

by Charles Turner, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1827
NPG D37376

D40994

A Touch of the Palpable Obscure

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 March 1830
NPG D40994

D37374

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

by John Henry Robinson, published by Harding & Lepard, after William Derby, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1834
NPG D37374

D37373

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1 July 1845
NPG D37373

D3597

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

by John Richardson Jackson, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1 July 1845
NPG D3597

D41902

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

by William Thomas Fry, published by Fisher Son & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1847
NPG D41902

D19279

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

by Henry Meyer, after John Hoppner
mezzotint, published 1808
NPG D19279

D19293

Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool

by Henry Meyer, published by Robert Cribb, after John Hoppner
mezzotint, published 14 April 1815
NPG D19293

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