Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst (1762-1834), Statesman
Sitter in 7 portraits
Bathurst was Secretary for War and the Colonies in Lord Liverpool's government, 1812-27, and Lord President of the Council in Wellington's, 1828-30. He was an efficient and industrious minister who gave great support to Wellington across a range of military issues, even sending him on one occasion a box of shoes with false soles 'for conveying written intelligence in an unsuspected manner'.
by Thomas Watson, after Nathaniel Dance (later Sir Nathaniel Holland, Bt)
mezzotint, 1776 (1775)
by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published November 1829
Politics, Government and Diplomacy