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George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

(1758-1833), Diplomat and magnate

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 22 portraits
Politician, art patron and landowner. 'A leviathan of wealth', owner of the Bridgewater canal and an investor in the Manchester-Liverpool railway, he was known for clearing peasant farmers from the Scottish Highland and for constructing a vast network of roads and bridges. He was an early benefactor of the National Gallery and President of the British Institution.

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'Mutual Congratulation', by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D6905

'Mutual Congratulation'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 February 1833
NPG D6905

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland, by John Young, after  Thomas Phillips - NPG D4331

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by John Young, after Thomas Phillips
mezzotint, published 1834
NPG D4331

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