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John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

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

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 95 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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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

The Murder of the Innocents, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41386

The Murder of the Innocents

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 August 1836
NPG D41386

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst, by Richard James Lane, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D21835

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

by Richard James Lane, after Alfred Edward Chalon
lithograph, published 1836
NPG D21835

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst, by Richard James Lane, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D21999

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

by Richard James Lane, after Alfred Edward Chalon
lithograph, published 1836
NPG D21999

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst, by Richard James Lane, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D22252

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

by Richard James Lane, after Alfred Edward Chalon
lithograph, published 1836
NPG D22252

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

Going to the Fair with it, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41411

Going to the Fair with it

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 March 1837
NPG D41411

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

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

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

Coursing Extraordinary, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41476

Coursing Extraordinary

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 June 1838
NPG D41476

Jonah Thrown Overboard, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41484

Jonah Thrown Overboard

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

Dry Nurses, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41485

Dry Nurses

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

Another Peep Into the Play Ground, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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

Coursing Extraordinary, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46334

Coursing Extraordinary

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 June 1838
NPG D46334

Dry Nurses, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46337

Dry Nurses

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 July 1838
NPG D46337

Another Peep Into the Play Ground, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46343

Another Peep Into the Play Ground

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 December 1838
NPG D46343

HB Discovered!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41515

HB Discovered!

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

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