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William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne (1779-1848), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 141 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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D41557

Power on its Last Legs (Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne; John Bull)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 February 1840
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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
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D41566

Comus and the Lady

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 April 1840
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D41567

Omnibus Race

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 April 1840
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D41569

Playing at Nine Pins

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 May 1840
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D41570

Apollo and the Tuneful Nine

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 May 1840
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D41585

Vacation Amusements. (No.1.) Pheasant Shooting!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 September 1840
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D41588

Vacation Amusements. No.4. Cultivating the Fine Arts. - Etching, &c.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 October 1840
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D41596

Political Showbox

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 December 1840
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D41601

The Taking of Chusan

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 December 1840
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D15782

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by John Henry Robinson, published by John Saunders, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple and line engraving, published 1840 (circa 1805)
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D33637

Stothard's admired picture of "The Procession of the Flitch of Bacon". Somewhat Metamorphosed!

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, after Thomas Stothard
lithograph, published 11 February 1841
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D41603

Stothard's admired picture of "The Procession of the Flitch of Bacon". Somewhat Metamorphosed!

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, after Thomas Stothard
lithograph, published 11 February 1841
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D41614

Jeremy Diddler (William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 7 May 1841
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D41617

The Corn Doctors

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 15 May 1841
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D41619

A Scene from Der Freischutz (Richard Lalor Sheil; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne; Daniel O'Connell)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 19 May 1841
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D21200

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Charles William Sherborn, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
etching, 1877 (circa 1805)
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D38361

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Edward McInnes, published by Hodgson & Graves, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1 October 1839 (circa 1805)
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D20159

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Edward McInnes, published by Hodgson & Graves, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1 November 1839 (circa 1805)
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D38362

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Émile Desmaisons, published by A.H. & C.E. Baily, after Samuel Diez
lithograph, (July 1841)
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