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Charles Gordon-Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond and Lennox (1791-1860), Soldier and Conservative politician; MP for Chichester

Sitter in 28 portraits
When still Lord March he served as a very young officer on Wellington's staff. The duke valued his work and described him as 'the best fellow I ever saw '. March, like Fitzroy Somerset, was bright, energetic and aristocratic, a fine example of the gilded youths who adorned the duke's military family. March's parents, the 4th duke and duchess of Richmond, gave the famous ball in Brussels three days before the battle of Waterloo.

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D41310

The New Umpire Commonly Called "The Derby Dilly"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 March 1835
NPG D41310

D41576

The "Dilly" Looking Up

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 June 1840
NPG D41576

D5816

Charles Gordon-Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by Hinchliff, after a daguerreotype by Antoine Claudet
stipple and line engraving, 1860 or after
NPG D5816

D39751

Charles Gordon-Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by Edward Scriven, printed by McQueen (Macqueen), published by and after Charles Ambrose
stipple engraving, published August 1825
NPG D39751

D39754

Charles Gordon-Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mezzotint, published 18 July 1844
NPG D39754

D39753

Charles Gordon-Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by John Cochran, republished by Thomas Boys, republished by Ernest Gambart & Co, after William Salter
stipple engraving, republished 15 February 1853 (1834-1840)
NPG D39753

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