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King William IV (1765-1837), Reigned 1830-7

Sitter associated with 134 portraits
William IV ruled from 1830-37. He succeeded to the throne just as the campaign for Parliamentary reform reached its peak. He reluctantly created the extra Whig peers needed to pass the Reform Act in 1832. On his death, Victoria his niece became queen. Despite having ten illegitimate children from his twenty-year relationship with Mrs Jordan, William had no heir from his official marriage to Princess Adelaide.

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D41046

A screw-Loose

by John Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 March 1831
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D41055

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill

by John Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 April 1831
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D41060

May Day

by John Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 May 1831
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D41063

John Gilpin!!!

by John Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 May 1831
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D41064

What's in the Wind Now? Here's Will'any in the Wind. (King William IV; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne)

by John Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 May 1831
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D41066

King William IV ('Handwriting upon the Wall')

by John Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 May 1831
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D41068

The Tricoloured Witches

by John Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 June 1831
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D41069

'"A Tale of a Tub" and the Moral of the Tail!'

by John Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 June 1831
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D41071

Varnishing. - A Sign. (of the Times)

by John Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 June 1831
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D41088

Going to a Half Crown-ation

by John Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 September 1831
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D41097

The Last of his Race (King William IV; Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux)

by John Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 October 1831
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D41100

A Political Union (John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; King William IV)

by John Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 November 1831
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D8768

King William IV

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1831
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D8769

King William IV

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1831
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D14945

King William IV

by Benjamin Holl, published by Thomas Kelly, after Abraham Wivell
stipple and line engraving, published 1831
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D41110

Grand Christmas Pantomine [Pantomime]

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 January 1832
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D41123

A Metaphorical Sketch (John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; William Ramsay Maule, 1st Baron Panmure; King William IV)

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 March 1832
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D41129

The Judgement of Midas

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 May 1832
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