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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

(1788-1850), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 226 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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An Affair of Honor (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41522

An Affair of Honor (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 May 1839
NPG D41522

A Coroner's Inquest, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41523

A Coroner's Inquest

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 May 1839
NPG D41523

Whist!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41524

Whist!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 May 1839
NPG D41524

Scene from the Farce of the Invincibles as Lately Performed at the Queen's Theatre, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41525

Scene from the Farce of the Invincibles as Lately Performed at the Queen's Theatre

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 May 1839
NPG D41525

The Balance of Power, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41526

The Balance of Power

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 June 1839
NPG D41526

The Thimble Rig!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41527

The Thimble Rig!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 June 1839
NPG D41527

New Patent Safety Cab (Daniel Whittle Harvey; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Russell; 1st Earl Russell), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41530

New Patent Safety Cab (Daniel Whittle Harvey; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Russell; 1st Earl Russell)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 June 1839
NPG D41530

The Complete Angler, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41532

The Complete Angler

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 June 1839
NPG D41532

A New Version of "Can't Get Out", by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41534

A New Version of "Can't Get Out"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 June 1839
NPG D41534

A Ship in Distress, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41535

A Ship in Distress

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 July 1839
NPG D41535

Symptoms of Insubordination, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41541

Symptoms of Insubordination

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 August 1839
NPG D41541

Doing Penance in a White Sheet, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41551

Doing Penance in a White Sheet

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 October 1839
NPG D41551

The Game of Pope Joan, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41556

The Game of Pope Joan

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 December 1839
NPG D41556

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by James Scott, published by  Thomas Boys, after  John Linnell - NPG D39594

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by James Scott, published by Thomas Boys, after John Linnell
mezzotint, published 1 January 1840
NPG D39594

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by James Scott, published by  Thomas Boys, after  John Linnell - NPG D39595

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by James Scott, published by Thomas Boys, after John Linnell
mezzotint, published 1 January 1840
NPG D39595

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by James Scott, published by  Thomas Boys, after  John Linnell - NPG D39596

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by James Scott, published by Thomas Boys, after John Linnell
mezzotint, published 1 January 1840
NPG D39596

A Sherriff's Sale, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41559

A Sherriff's Sale

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 February 1840
NPG D41559

A Scene from Faust (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41560

A Scene from Faust (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 February 1840
NPG D41560

Ulysses and the Syrens, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41562

Ulysses and the Syrens

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 March 1840
NPG D41562

Muscipula (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; William Evans), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41563

Muscipula (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; William Evans)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 March 1840
NPG D41563

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