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Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow (1731-1806), Lord Chancellor

Sitter in 36 portraits
Lord Chancellor, constitutionalist and anti-reformer. He opposed reform in Ireland and defended the interests of the slave-trader. His political principles were merely a high view of royal prerogative and an aversion to change. 'No man ever was so wise as Thurlow looks' (Fox)

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L146

The Death of the Earl of Chatham

by John Singleton Copley
oil on canvas, 1779-1781
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L146

395

Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

studio of Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, (1803)
NPG 395

249

Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

by Thomas Phillips
oil on canvas, 1806
NPG 249

5238

Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

by John Charles Felix Rossi
artificial stone bust, 1809
NPG 5238

D12304

'Banco to the knave'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 April 1782
NPG D12304

D12305

'Britania's assassination. Or the Repulicans amusement'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1782
NPG D12305

D12362

'The Prince at Grasse'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 2 June 1787
NPG D12362

D12363

'The Prince in Clover'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 2 June 1787
NPG D12363

D12365

'The sick prince'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 16 June 1787
NPG D12365

D13060

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1787
NPG D13060

D12245

'The impeachment'

by James Sayers
etching, 1788?
NPG D12245

D12373

'There's more ways than one' (Charles James Fox; William Pitt; Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 18 February 1788
NPG D12373

D12374

'Blood on thunder fording the Red Sea' (Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow; Warren Hastings)

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 1 March 1788
NPG D12374

D12376

'The Westminster hunt'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 27 April 1788
NPG D12376

D12377

'Market day'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 2 May 1788
NPG D12377

D12378

'The bow to the throne, - alias - the begging bow'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 6 May 1788
NPG D12378

D12380

'Camera-obscura'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 9 March 1788
NPG D12380

D12381

'State-jugglers'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 16 May 1788
NPG D12381

D12383

'-Coaches'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 20 May 1788
NPG D12383

D12393

'A dish of mutton-chop's' (William Pitt; Warren Hastings; King George III; Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow)

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 28 March 1788
NPG D12393

D12943

'Impeachment ticket. For the trial of W-rr-n H-st-ngs Esqr'

by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching, circa February 1788
NPG D12943

D12253

'Barataria'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 11 March 1789
NPG D12253

D12971

Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 27 June 1789
NPG D12971

D12408

'John-Bull, baited by the dogs of excise'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 9 April 1790
NPG D12408

D12436

'Wierd sisters; ministers of darkness; minions of the moon'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 23 December 1791
NPG D12436

D12457

'The fall of the Wolsey of the woolsack'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 May 1792
NPG D12457

D12458

'Sin, Death, and the Devil'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 June 1792
NPG D12458

D12249

'The last scene of the managers farce'

by James Sayers, published by Hannah Humphrey
etching, published 8 May 1795
NPG D12249

D12263

'Achitophel an old jew scribe lately turned Greek

by James Sayers, published by Hannah Humphrey
etching and aquatint, published 11 July 1804
NPG D12263

D14204

Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

by James Godby, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Thomas Phillips
stipple engraving, published 11 May 1809
NPG D14204

D19825

Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

by and published by Samuel William Reynolds, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1820
NPG D19825

D40326

Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by Antonio Poggi, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving and etching, 1782
NPG D40326

D14861

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
etching, published 10 May 1787
NPG D14861

D40324

Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

by Charles Turner, published by Robert Cribb, after Thomas Phillips
mezzotint, published 24 July 1808 (1806)
NPG D40324

D40325

Edward Thurlow, Baron Thurlow

by James Godby, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Thomas Phillips
stipple engraving, published 11 May 1809
NPG D40325