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Charles Mayne Young (1777-1856), Actor and comedian

Sitter associated with 23 portraits
Young acted in Liverpool, Manchester and Edinburgh in a variety of roles before appearing as Hamlet at the Haymarket Theatre in London in 1807. Excellent in both tragedy and comedy, he acted with Sarah Siddons and Edmund Kean. He retired with the wish to be remembered at his best.

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D36262

Charles Mayne Young

by Maxim Gauci, printed by Graf & Soret, after Eden Upton Eddis
lithograph, 1839
NPG D36262

D36265

Charles Mayne Young

by Maxim Gauci, printed by Graf & Soret, after Eden Upton Eddis
lithograph, 1839
NPG D36265

D36266

Charles Mayne Young

by Maxim Gauci, printed by Graf & Soret, after Eden Upton Eddis
hand-coloured lithograph, 1839
NPG D36266