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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

(1792-1878), Prime Minister and writer

Sitter in 243 portraits
As a Member of Parliament for the Whig party from 1813, Lord John Russell's efforts to reform Parliament contributed to the introduction of the Reform Act in 1832. Prime Minister 1846-52 and 1865-6, and Foreign Secretary 1859-65, he exemplified the Whig doctrines of civil rights, toleration of dissent and respect for education.

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D20600

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 1825
NPG D20600

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by T.C. Wilson, printed by  George E. Madeley, published by  S. Gans - NPG D5855

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by T.C. Wilson, printed by George E. Madeley, published by S. Gans
lithograph, 1830s-1840s
NPG D5855

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, after Daniel Maclise - NPG D34563

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

after Daniel Maclise
pen and ink, (published 1831)
NPG D34563

A Scene from the Beggar's Opera, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41049

A Scene from the Beggar's Opera

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 March 1831
NPG D41049

John Bull trying on his "bra" new Grey "Breeks", by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41051

John Bull trying on his "bra" new Grey "Breeks"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 March 1831
NPG D41051

Hoo-Loo-Choo.  Alias John Bull and the Doctors, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41059

Hoo-Loo-Choo. Alias John Bull and the Doctors

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 2 May 1831
NPG D41059

May Day, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41060

May Day

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 May 1831
NPG D41060

The Tricoloured Witches, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41068

The Tricoloured Witches

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 June 1831
NPG D41068

'"A Tale of a Tub" and the Moral of the Tail!', by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41069

'"A Tale of a Tub" and the Moral of the Tail!'

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 June 1831
NPG D41069

Illustration of the Elegant & Expressive Phrase of "It's No Go!", by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41075

Illustration of the Elegant & Expressive Phrase of "It's No Go!"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 July 1831
NPG D41075

A New Illustration of an Old Joke (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41081

A New Illustration of an Old Joke (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 August 1831
NPG D41081

Another Sign of the Times, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41089

Another Sign of the Times

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 September 1831
NPG D41089

Bringing Up "Our Bill", by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41092

Bringing Up "Our Bill"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 September 1831
NPG D41092

'The Gift of Tongues', by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41103

'The Gift of Tongues'

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 November 1831
NPG D41103

Symptomatic of a Gentle Re-Action., by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41106

Symptomatic of a Gentle Re-Action.

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 December 1831
NPG D41106

Parliamentary Eloquence, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41107

Parliamentary Eloquence

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 December 1831
NPG D41107

Caught Napping, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41114

Caught Napping

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 February 1832
NPG D41114

Conspiracy to Blow Up the Parliament, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41124

Conspiracy to Blow Up the Parliament

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 April 1832
NPG D41124

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