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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

(1788-1850), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 225 portraits
Statesman; leader of the Tory Party; Prime Minister, 1834-5, 1839, and 1841-6, his last administration one of the greatest of the period; resigned after splitting his party with his decision to repeal the Corn Laws; the dominant political figure of the 1840s.

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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by T.C. Wilson, printed by  Lefevre & Kohler, published by  Darton & Son - NPG D39591

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by T.C. Wilson, printed by Lefevre & Kohler, published by Darton & Son
lithograph, circa late 1830s
NPG D39591

Doctor Syntax

Doctor Syntax "on his humble but faithful steed" in search of the picturesque

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 January 1837
NPG D41399

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

A Dying Swan (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Cam Hobhouse, Baron Broughton de Gyfford), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41407

A Dying Swan (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Cam Hobhouse, Baron Broughton de Gyfford)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 March 1837
NPG D41407

Going to the Fair with it, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41411

Going to the Fair with it

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 March 1837
NPG D41411

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

Following the Leader, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41416

Following the Leader

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 May 1837
NPG D41416

Taking up a Fare, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41420

Taking up a Fare

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 May 1837
NPG D41420

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by Alfred Robert Freebairn, after a gem by  John De Veaux, after a bust by  Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG D5485

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Alfred Robert Freebairn, after a gem by John De Veaux, after a bust by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
line engraving, published 1837
NPG D5485

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by Pierre Louis ('Henri') Grevedon - NPG D39592

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Pierre Louis ('Henri') Grevedon
lithograph, 1838
NPG D39592

Auction Extraordinary, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41456

Auction Extraordinary

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 February 1838
NPG D41456

A Dis-Orderly, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41461

A Dis-Orderly

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 March 1838
NPG D41461

Too Late for the Coach, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41467

Too Late for the Coach

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 April 1838
NPG D41467

Ancient Concerts - A Rehearsal, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41472

Ancient Concerts - A Rehearsal

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 May 1838
NPG D41472

Coursing Extraordinary, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41476

Coursing Extraordinary

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 June 1838
NPG D41476

Animal Magnetism, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41477

Animal Magnetism

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 June 1838
NPG D41477

Forbidding the Banns, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41479

Forbidding the Banns

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 July 1838
NPG D41479

Dry Nurses, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41485

Dry Nurses

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 July 1838
NPG D41485

A Metamorphosis, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41486

A Metamorphosis

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 July 1838
NPG D41486

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