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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 Edward McInnes, published by  Hodgson & Graves, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D5673

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Edward McInnes, published by Hodgson & Graves, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1 October 1839 (circa 1805)
NPG D5673

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 - NPG 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
NPG D41557

Tableau from the New Play of "Mary Stewart", by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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

Comus and the Lady, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41566

Comus and the Lady

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 April 1840
NPG D41566

Omnibus Race, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41567

Omnibus Race

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

Playing at Nine Pins, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41569

Playing at Nine Pins

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 May 1840
NPG D41569

Apollo and the Tuneful Nine, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41570

Apollo and the Tuneful Nine

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

Vacation Amusements. (No.1.) Pheasant Shooting!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41585

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

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 September 1840
NPG D41585

Vacation Amusements. No.4. Cultivating the Fine Arts. - Etching, &c., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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
NPG D41588

Political Showbox, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41596

Political Showbox

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 December 1840
NPG D41596

The Taking of Chusan, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, by John Henry Robinson, published by  John Saunders, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG 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)
NPG D15782

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 - NPG 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
NPG D33637

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, by Émile Desmaisons, published by  A.H. & C.E. Baily, after  Samuel Diez - NPG D38362

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Émile Desmaisons, published by A.H. & C.E. Baily, after Samuel Diez
lithograph, (July 1841)
NPG D38362

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, published by Thomas McLean - NPG D38363

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 April 1841
NPG D38363

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 - NPG 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
NPG D41603

Jeremy Diddler (William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment - NPG 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
NPG D41614

The Corn Doctors, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41617

The Corn Doctors

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 May 1841
NPG D41617

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 - NPG 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
NPG D41619

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, by Charles William Sherborn, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D21200

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Charles William Sherborn, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
etching, 1877 (circa 1805)
NPG D21200

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