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Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox (1735-1806), Field Marshal, ambassador to France and politician, Secretary of State for the Southern Department

Sitter in 26 portraits
Politician, soldier and art patron. A leading Whig statesman, he advocated parliamentary reform and supported the aspirations of the American colonists for greater independence. His motion in the House of Lords in 1778 for the withdrawal of British troops from America was opposed by Chatham who collapsed in the ensuing debate.

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L146

The Death of the Earl of Chatham

by John Singleton Copley
oil on canvas, 1779-1781
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
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D9917

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by James Sayers, published by Charles Bretherton
etching, published 3 July 1782
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D12304

'Banco to the knave'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 April 1782
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D12305

'Britania's assassination. Or the Repulicans amusement'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1782
NPG D12305

D12321

'Rodney triumphant - or - Admiral Lee Shore in the dumps'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 31 May 1782
NPG D12321

D12323

'Malagrida and conspirators, consulting the ghost of Oliver Cromwell'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published June 1782
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D12324

'Guy Vaux'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published circa June 1782
NPG D12324

D12360

'Honi soit qui mal y pense'

by James Gillray, published by John Jarvis
hand-coloured etching, published 2 April 1787
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D12362

'The Prince at Grasse'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 2 June 1787
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D12363

'The Prince in Clover'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 2 June 1787
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D12365

'The sick prince'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 16 June 1787
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D13060

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1787
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D13065

'The installation-supper, as given at the Pantheon, by the Knights of the Bath on the 26th of May, 1788

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 4 June 1788
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D12400

'Brunswick triumphant! or - the battle of the blood's, - pure, and contaminated'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 23 May 1789
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D12404

'The coward comforted, - or - a scene immediately after the duel'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 29 May 1789
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D12408

'John-Bull, baited by the dogs of excise'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 9 April 1790
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D12458

'Sin, Death, and the Devil'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 June 1792
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D12551

'The death of the Great Wolf'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 17 December 1795
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D12579

'Promis'd horrors of the French invasion, - or - forcible reasons for negotiating a regicide peace'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 20 October 1796
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D5814

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by William Evans, after George Romney
stipple engraving, published 1808 (1775-1777)
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D15168

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

published by John Hinton
line engraving, published circa 1739-1781
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D39747

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by James Watson, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 21 December 1778 (1775-1777)
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D14592

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by James Sayers, published by Charles Bretherton
etching, published 3 July 1782
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D14861

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
etching, published 10 May 1787
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D5815

Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by William Evans, after George Romney
stipple engraving, published 1808 (1775-1777)
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