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John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

(1782-1845), Whig statesman

Sitter in 63 portraits
One of the oldest and most respected whig leaders; As leader of his party in the Commons (he was still Lord Althorp), successfully steered through the House the Great Reform Bill of 1832.

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The House of Commons, 1833, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 54

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir George Hayter - NPG D42006

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

by Edward Scriven, after Sir George Hayter
stipple engraving, (1816)
NPG D42006

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake.  A Hint to Cabinet Makers, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41035

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake. A Hint to Cabinet Makers

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 December 1830
NPG D41035

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer, by Joseph Brown, after  J. Stewart - NPG D42004

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

by Joseph Brown, after J. Stewart
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D42004

A Peep into the State Farm Yard (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41038

A Peep into the State Farm Yard (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 January 1831
NPG D41038

Political Frankensteins.  Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation., by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41040

Political Frankensteins. Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation.

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 January 1831
NPG D41040

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41042

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 February 1831
NPG D41042

The Terminus of Reform, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41043

The Terminus of Reform

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 February 1831
NPG D41043

A screw-Loose, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41046

A screw-Loose

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 March 1831
NPG D41046

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

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41055

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 April 1831
NPG D41055

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

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

Stop Thief! (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41079

Stop Thief! (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 27 July 1831
NPG D41079

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

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer, by Charles Turner, after  Thomas Phillips - NPG D42003

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

by Charles Turner, after Thomas Phillips
mezzotint, published 1831
NPG D42003

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

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer, by and published by Charles Turner, and published by  Colnaghi, Son & Co, and published by  Rudolph Ackermann, and published by  Birdsall, after  Thomas Phillips - NPG D18714

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

by and published by Charles Turner, and published by Colnaghi, Son & Co, and published by Rudolph Ackermann, and published by Birdsall, after Thomas Phillips
mezzotint, published 14 June 1831
NPG D18714

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer, by and published by Charles Turner, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co - NPG D42005

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

by and published by Charles Turner, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co
mezzotint, published 17 December 1832
NPG D42005

'"Following the Leader." A new political Game.', by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41111

'"Following the Leader." A new political Game.'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 January 1832
NPG D41111

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

The Judgement of Midas, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41129

The Judgement of Midas

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 May 1832
NPG D41129

A Group of Sporting Characters at Epsom.  How are the odds on the Derby?, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41141

A Group of Sporting Characters at Epsom. How are the odds on the Derby?

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 June 1832
NPG D41141

New Reform Coach, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41142

New Reform Coach

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 June 1832
NPG D41142

A Show Up!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41151

A Show Up!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 August 1832
NPG D41151

Mazeppa. Plate 2nd., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41163

Mazeppa. Plate 2nd.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 September 1832
NPG D41163

Ministers and their Cups, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41168

Ministers and their Cups

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 November 1832
NPG D41168

'You May Know a Man by the Company he Keeps', by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41176

'You May Know a Man by the Company he Keeps'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 February 1833
NPG D41176

Administering a Bitter Dose to a Fractious Patient, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41179

Administering a Bitter Dose to a Fractious Patient

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 February 1833
NPG D41179

Changed at Nurse, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41188

Changed at Nurse

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 April 1833
NPG D41188

La Tentation not from Faust, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41192

La Tentation not from Faust

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 April 1833
NPG D41192

The Nursery, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41194

The Nursery

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 May 1833
NPG D41194

A New Illustration of the Old Adage Between Two Stools &c., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41196

A New Illustration of the Old Adage Between Two Stools &c.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 May 1833
NPG D41196

The Turnstile. A Picturesque Simile., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41197

The Turnstile. A Picturesque Simile.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 May 1833
NPG D41197

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