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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 77 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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D41484

Jonah Thrown Overboard

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 July 1838
NPG D41484

D41485

Dry Nurses

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 July 1838
NPG D41485

D41500

Another Peep Into the Play Ground

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 December 1838
NPG D41500

D41515

HB Discovered!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 March 1839
NPG D41515

D41535

A Ship in Distress

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 July 1839
NPG D41535

D41536

The Indian Juggler

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 July 1839
NPG D41536

D41541

Symptoms of Insubordination

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 August 1839
NPG D41541

D41546

A Trip to Dover

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 October 1839
NPG D41546

D41552

An Irish Wake

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 November 1839
NPG D41552

D41564

Tableau from the New Play of "Mary Stewart"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 March 1840
NPG D41564

D41601

The Taking of Chusan

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 December 1840
NPG D41601

D41602

The Waits

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 December 1840
NPG D41602

D38038

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

by George Thomas Payne, published by Thomas McLean, after Henry William Pickersgill
mezzotint, published 1 July 1841
NPG D38038

D38039

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

by William Holl Jr, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, (1851)
NPG D38039

Ax7292

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by A. Marion & Co
albumen print on photographer's mount, 1861
NPG Ax7292

D46030

Diogenese in Search of an Honest Ministry

by Henry Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 30 April 1827
NPG D46030

D45944

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

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

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