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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792-1878), Prime Minister and writer

Sitter associated with 225 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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D41149

'The Great Unknown'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 19 July 1832
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D41163

Mazeppa. Plate 2nd.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 September 1832
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D41168

Ministers and their Cups

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 November 1832
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D41217

Seconding a Motion or the Party of the Movement

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 August 1833
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D41229

The Exeter Cat and the Plymouth Mouse (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Henry Phillpotts)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 January 1834
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D41231

An Agreeable Specimen of an After-Dinner Speech or The Way to Bamboozle John Bull

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 January 1834
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D41259

The Upsetting of the Reform Coach

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 June 1834
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D41260

'"Feeding the Great Boa." (query "a great bore")'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 June 1834
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D41264

The Thimble Rig

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 July 1834
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D41265

Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 July 1834
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D41290

Receiving the Fatal News!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 December 1834
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D41301

Coalition

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 19 January 1835
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D41304

The Hopposition 'Buses!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 January 1835
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D41309

Extraordinary Meeting of Leaders of Opposition

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 March 1835
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D41311

Settling Day at Tattersall's

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 March 1835
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D41312

Crotchets Enclosing a Note of Interrogation and the Interjection O!!! (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Daniel O'Connell)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 March 1835
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D41316

A Study for a Damocles

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 March 1835
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D41317

An Extraordinary Animal

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 March 1835
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D41319

Little Red-Riding Hood's Meeting with the Wolf (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Daniel O'Connell)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 April 1835
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D41320

Robin-Hood and Little John Fleecing the Church

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 April 1835
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