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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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D41395

Nursery Rhymes No. 3 (King William IV; Daniel O'Connell; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 December 1836
NPG D41395

D41398

Nursery Rhymes No. 6

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 December 1836
NPG D41398

D41403

The Cock Pit

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 February 1837
NPG D41403

D41413

Something Between the Sublime & the Ridiculous

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 27 April 1837
NPG D41413

D41417

May Day in 1837

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 May 1837
NPG D41417

D41420

Taking up a Fare

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 May 1837
NPG D41420

D41422

An Old Song to a New Tune!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 June 1837
NPG D41422

D41432

Awful Scene from Tom Thumb, as lately acted at Hanover

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 August 1837
NPG D41432

D8126

King William IV when Duke of Clarence

after Charles Jagger
mezzotint, after 1837
NPG D8126

D19679

King William IV

by Thomas Goff Lupton, after Abraham Wivell
mezzotint, circa 1850-1875
NPG D19679

D14944

King William IV

published in London Magazine
line engraving, published January 1781
NPG D14944

D15058

King William IV

by and published by Edmund Scott, after Sir Thomas Lawrence, after John Charles Lochée
stipple engraving, published 7 April 1788
NPG D15058

D16058

'Polly Finch and the royal sailor' (King William IV)

published by Archibald Hamilton Jr
etching, published 1 February 1790
NPG D16058

D38578

King William IV

by and published by William Skelton
line engraving, circa 1820
On display at Boston Manor House, Brentford
NPG D38578