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William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

(1779-1848), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 159 portraits
Whig MP from 1806, Irish Secretary under Canning, and Home Secretary under Lord Grey, 1830-34. After Grey's resignation he was appointed Prime Minister, a position he held twice between 1834-41. Melbourne was also a mentor and father-figure to the young Queen Victoria.

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William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, by Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG 5185

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, circa 1805
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5185

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 999

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1820-1823
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 999

Bowyer Edward Sparke and other figures, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 2662(12)

Bowyer Edward Sparke and other figures

by Sir George Hayter
pencil, pen and wash, circa 1820
NPG 2662(12)

The House of Commons, 1833, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 54

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3050

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
oil on panel, 1836
NPG 3050

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG 316a(87)

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
pencil, 1838
NPG 316a(87)

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, by John Partridge - NPG 941

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by John Partridge
oil on canvas, 1844
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 941

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846, by John Partridge - NPG 342

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846

by John Partridge
oil on canvas, circa 1846-1853
NPG 342

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by John Partridge - NPG 343a

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by John Partridge
oil on paper, circa 1846
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 343a

Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha - NPG 343b

Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
pencil, circa 1846
NPG 343b

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by Sir George Scharf - NPG 343c

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Sir George Scharf
pen and ink and wash, 1872
NPG 343c

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne ('Sketched by Humphrey - spoil'd by Gillray'), by James Gillray, published by  Robert Wilkinson, after  William Humphrey - NPG D12295

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne ('Sketched by Humphrey - spoil'd by Gillray')

by James Gillray, published by Robert Wilkinson, after William Humphrey
crayon manner engraving, published 1 November 1781
NPG D12295

The Noddle Bazaar, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41017

The Noddle Bazaar

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 September 1830
NPG D41017

What's in the Wind Now? Here's Will'any in the Wind. (King William IV; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41064

What's in the Wind Now? Here's Will'any in the Wind. (King William IV; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 May 1831
NPG D41064

The State Kennel - Alias Canaille, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41096

The State Kennel - Alias Canaille

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 October 1831
NPG D41096

A Parliamentary Group, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41147

A Parliamentary Group

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 July 1832
NPG D41147

A Game at Cudgels All Among Friends, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41198

A Game at Cudgels All Among Friends

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 May 1833
NPG D41198

Sleeping Partners in a Doubtful Concern, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41203

Sleeping Partners in a Doubtful Concern

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 June 1833
NPG D41203

A Select Specimen of Dignified and Cutting Sarcasm, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Alfred Ducôte, after  Thomas McLean - NPG D41205

A Select Specimen of Dignified and Cutting Sarcasm

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Alfred Ducôte, after Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 July 1833
NPG D41205

Narcissus (by particular desire) (William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne; William Howard, 4th Earl of Wicklow), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41207

Narcissus (by particular desire) (William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne; William Howard, 4th Earl of Wicklow)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 July 1833
NPG D41207

The Upsetting of the Reform Coach, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41259

The Upsetting of the Reform Coach

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 June 1834
NPG D41259

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

Receiving the Fatal News!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41290

Receiving the Fatal News!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 December 1834
NPG D41290

Unhappy Ghosts Crossing the Styx, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41293

Unhappy Ghosts Crossing the Styx

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 December 1834
NPG D41293

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne ('The Man Wot Carries His Majesty's Letters'), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41296

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne ('The Man Wot Carries His Majesty's Letters')

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 December 1834
NPG D41296

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

The Hopposition 'Buses!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41304

The Hopposition 'Buses!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 January 1835
NPG D41304

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

Extraordinary Meeting of Leaders of Opposition, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41309

Extraordinary Meeting of Leaders of Opposition

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 March 1835
NPG D41309

Merry Go Round, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41327

Merry Go Round

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 May 1835
NPG D41327

Another Stage in the March of Intellect, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41328

Another Stage in the March of Intellect

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 June 1835
NPG D41328

Mad Dogs alias Sad Dogs, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41334

Mad Dogs alias Sad Dogs

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 June 1835
NPG D41334

The Modern Orpheus, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41335

The Modern Orpheus

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 July 1835
NPG D41335

A Fair Game, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41337

A Fair Game

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 July 1835
NPG D41337

See: Dan to Vaux: all and back again, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41342

See: Dan to Vaux: all and back again

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 August 1835
NPG D41342

A Swinish Multitude, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41349

A Swinish Multitude

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 October 1835
NPG D41349

A Travestie, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41350

A Travestie

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 November 1835
NPG D41350

Eve Tempting Adam - in Proper Costume! or The Garden of Stratheden, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41356

Eve Tempting Adam - in Proper Costume! or The Garden of Stratheden

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 January 1836
NPG D41356

A Scene of Confusion, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41357

A Scene of Confusion

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 January 1836
NPG D41357

Don Quixote about to Liberate the Galley Slaves, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41358

Don Quixote about to Liberate the Galley Slaves

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 January 1836
NPG D41358

The New Lord Mayor of Dublin (that is to be), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41365

The New Lord Mayor of Dublin (that is to be)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 March 1836
NPG D41365

The Irish Tutor, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41366

The Irish Tutor

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 April 1836
NPG D41366

Great Eclipse of 1836 (William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41371

Great Eclipse of 1836 (William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 May 1836
NPG D41371

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

The Rival Newsmongers, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41381

The Rival Newsmongers

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 July 1836
NPG D41381

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

Popular Dance in Fetters, from the Beggars Opera, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41383

Popular Dance in Fetters, from the Beggars Opera

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 August 1836
NPG D41383

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

Descent of the Great Balloon, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41387

Descent of the Great Balloon

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 October 1836
NPG D41387

Nursery Rhymes No. 1, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41393

Nursery Rhymes No. 1

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 December 1836
NPG D41393

Nursery Rhymes No. 3 (King William IV; Daniel O'Connell; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41395

Nursery Rhymes No. 3 (King William IV; Daniel O'Connell; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 December 1836
NPG D41395

Nursery Rhymes No. 6, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41398

Nursery Rhymes No. 6

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 December 1836
NPG D41398

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

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

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