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Frederick, Duke of York and Albany (1763-1827), Son of George III; Commander-in-Chief of the Army

Sitter associated with 70 portraits
Famed as the 'The Grand Old Duke of York' Frederick was the second son of George III. He was Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, between 1798 and 1809. Unsuccessful in the field during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, he is better remembered for putting down corruption in the administration of the army. However, in 1809, he was dismissed from office after revelations that he and his mistress Mary Anne Clarke had been selling army commissions.

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Frederick, Duke of York and Albany; King George IV

by Thomas R. Poole
wax relief, 1795
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
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999

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1820-1823
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
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1563

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by George Swendale, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on millboard, 1829 (exhibited 1822)
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1615

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

after John Jackson
oil on canvas, feigned oval, (1822)
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2936

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Sir David Wilkie
oil on panel, 1823
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
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2921

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by John De Veaux
wax medallion, circa 1832
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D33327

King George IV; Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by James Watson, after Katharine Read
mezzotint, circa 1765-1770
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D33216

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Joseph Saunders, published by Walter Shropshire, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, published 1774
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D33214

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Joseph Saunders, published by Walter Shropshire, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, published 1774
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D33215

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Joseph Saunders, published by Walter Shropshire, after Richard Brompton
mezzotint, published 1774
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D33217

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Domenico Cunego, after Edward Francis Cunningham (Calze)
mezzotint, 1780s
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D13065

'The installation-supper, as given at the Pantheon, by the Knights of the Bath on the 26th of May, 1788

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 4 June 1788
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D10827

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Edmund Scott, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1789
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D12400

'Brunswick triumphant! or - the battle of the blood's, - pure, and contaminated'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 23 May 1789
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D12401

'A scene on Tuesday the 26th of May between a prince - and - a poltron'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 27 May 1789
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D12999

'The accomodating spouse; Tyr-nn-es delight! - coming York over her; - or what you like'

by James Gillray, published by James Aitken
hand-coloured etching, published 15 May 1789
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D33037

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 1790
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D12430

'The soldier's return; - or - rare news for old England'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, published 14 November 1791
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D12432

'The introduction'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 November 1791
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D12434

'The York-minuet'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 14 December 1791
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D12437

'The York-reverence; - or - city-loyalty, amply rewarded'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 27 December 1791
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D12456

'Vices overlook'd in the new proclamation'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 May 1792
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D13009

'Fashionable contrasts; - or - the Duchess's little shoe yeilding to the magnitude of the Duke's foot'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 January 1792
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D10828

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Luigi Schiavonetti, after John Bogle
stipple engraving, published 1793
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D13080

'Fatigues of the campaign in Flanders' (Frederick, Duke of York and Albany; William V, Prince of Orange)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 20 May 1793
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D16349

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by William Wellings, after Unknown artist
etching and watercolour, published 1793
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D10822

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1794
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D12484

'Pantagruel's victorious return to the court of Gargantua. After extirpating the soup-meagres of Bouille land'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 10 February 1794
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D12506

'Military eloquence'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 6 January 1795
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D12579

'Promis'd horrors of the French invasion, - or - forcible reasons for negotiating a regicide peace'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 20 October 1796
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D12576

'Enchantments lately seen upon the mountains of Wales, - or - Shon-ap-Morgan's reconcilement to the fairy princess

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 30 June 1796
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D12613

'The bridal night'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 18 May 1797
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D12623

'Loyal souls; - or - a peep into the mess room, at St James's'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 14 November 1797
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D15555

'The wedding night'

by Isaac Cruikshank, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 20 May 1797
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