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.
Exhibitions and displays
- Painting Parliament: The Fine Arts Commission 1841 – 1863
Until 10 May 2015