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John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

(1772-1863), Lord Chancellor and politician; son of the painter John Singleton Copley

Sitter associated with 96 portraits
A barrister, he came to prominence in 1812 with his successful defence of one of the leading Luddites, John Ingham, charged with the capital offences of rioting and destroying machinery. As an MP from 1818 he held many influential positions including Lord Chancellor (three times) and Chief Baron of the Exchequer. He served, unusually, under both Tory and Whig governments but was loyal to the Tory party. It was said of him that his 'path to power was through the wreck of all political consistency'. Thus he argued passionately against Catholic emancipation in 1827, and for it in 1829, while in the Reform Bill debates of 1831-2 he was first against, and later for, reform.

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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

Whig Retrenchment, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41037

Whig Retrenchment

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 December 1830
NPG D41037

Detection. A Scene in the West, by John Phillips, published by  E. King - NPG D46042

Detection. A Scene in the West

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

A Patriotic Toast, by John Phillips, published by  S. Gans - NPG D46046

A Patriotic Toast

by John Phillips, published by S. Gans
hand-coloured etching, published 25 February 1830
NPG D46046

The Mountain in Labor, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41127

The Mountain in Labor

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 April 1832
NPG D41127

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

Scene from Cinderella, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41135

Scene from Cinderella

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 May 1832
NPG D41135

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

A sketch for a National Monument, or William the Fourth on his Grey Charger, probably by T.C. Wilson, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46054

A sketch for a National Monument, or William the Fourth on his Grey Charger

probably by T.C. Wilson, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured lithograph, circa May 1832
NPG D46054

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

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst, by Richard James Lane, published by  John Mitchell, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D45944

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

by Richard James Lane, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (1835)
NPG D45944

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst, by Richard James Lane, printed by  Graf & Soret, published by  John Mitchell, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D38036

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

by Richard James Lane, printed by Graf & Soret, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred Edward Chalon
lithograph, published 30 March 1836
NPG D38036

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

A Mis-representation of the Ghost Scene in Hamlet, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41372

A Mis-representation of the Ghost Scene in Hamlet

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 June 1836
NPG D41372

A Battering Train, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41374

A Battering Train

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 June 1836
NPG D41374

A Gentle Warning!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41380

A Gentle Warning!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 July 1836
NPG D41380

Sharp Practice, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41382

Sharp Practice

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 July 1836
NPG D41382

Hounds on a Wrong Scent, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41385

Hounds on a Wrong Scent

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 August 1836
NPG D41385

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