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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

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

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

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

'"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

A Cabinet Council, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41199

A Cabinet Council

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 May 1833
NPG D41199

Sleeping Partners in a Doubtful Concern, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41203

Sleeping Partners in a Doubtful Concern

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 June 1833
NPG D41203

New West-India Dance, to the Tune of 20 Millions, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41204

New West-India Dance, to the Tune of 20 Millions

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 June 1833
NPG D41204

Seconding a Motion or the Party of the Movement, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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
NPG D41217

The Gridiron, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Alfred Ducôte, after  Thomas McLean - NPG D41219

The Gridiron

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Alfred Ducôte, after Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 August 1833
NPG D41219

Prisoners of War, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41236

Prisoners of War

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 February 1834
NPG D41236

Demolishing a Prude, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41240

Demolishing a Prude

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 March 1834
NPG D41240

'"Feeding the Great Boa." (query "a great bore")', by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG 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
NPG D41260

A Shocking Dirty Affair, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41262

A Shocking Dirty Affair

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 July 1834
NPG D41262

The Thimble Rig, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41264

The Thimble Rig

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 July 1834
NPG D41264

Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41265

Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 July 1834
NPG D41265

The Reconciliation.  An Affecting Scene., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41266

The Reconciliation. An Affecting Scene.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 July 1834
NPG D41266

Blind-Man's-Buff, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41267

Blind-Man's-Buff

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 July 1834
NPG D41267

Political Manner of Bowing a Friend Out, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41271

Political Manner of Bowing a Friend Out

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 August 1834
NPG D41271

A Fancy Sketch Shewing a select specimen of the Cross-Palpable, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41273

A Fancy Sketch Shewing a select specimen of the Cross-Palpable

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 August 1834
NPG D41273

Actaeon, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41274

Actaeon

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 September 1834
NPG D41274

So Much out of the Fire or The Man Wot's Lost His Throne (King William IV; John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41277

So Much out of the Fire or The Man Wot's Lost His Throne (King William IV; John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 27 October 1834
NPG D41277

Coalition, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41301

Coalition

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 19 January 1835
NPG D41301

Cast Off Machiners Selling by Auction, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41306

Cast Off Machiners Selling by Auction

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 February 1835
NPG D41306

Extraordinary Meeting of Leaders of Opposition, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41309

Extraordinary Meeting of Leaders of Opposition

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 March 1835
NPG D41309

Settling Day at Tattersall's, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41311

Settling Day at Tattersall's

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 March 1835
NPG D41311

Interesting Subject for Discussion, between two Learned Natural Theologians, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41375

Interesting Subject for Discussion, between two Learned Natural Theologians

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 June 1836
NPG D41375

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John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

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

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John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

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

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