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

Sitter associated with 141 portraits
From 1830-34 Melbourne was Home Secretary under Lord Grey, although he was a firm believer in aristocratic government. After Grey's resignation he was appointed Prime Minister, a position he held twice between 1834 and 1841.

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D38363

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

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