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John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford (1766-1839), Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland

Sitter associated with 18 portraits
A Whig MP from 1788 to 1802 when he succeeded his father as 6th Duke. He rebuilt Covent Garden Market, 1828-30, and continued with agricultural improvements at Woburn, also adding enormously to the collection of works of art there.

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The House of Commons 1793-94

by Karl Anton Hickel
oil on canvas, 1793-1795
On display at Palace of Westminster, London
NPG 745

883(3)

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Sir George Hayter
pen and sepia wash, circa 1815-1820
NPG 883(3)

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
NPG 999

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John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink, 1831
NPG 5512

54

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

D31620

The Duke of Bedford with his brothers and Miss Vernon

by Valentine Green, published by Walter Shropshire, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1778
NPG D31620

D19382

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by and published by George Garrard
etching, published 31 May 1806
NPG D19382

D12888

'The pigs possessed: - or - the Broad Bottom'd litter running headlong into ye sea of perdition'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 18 April 1807
NPG D12888

D12906

'Broad-bottom drones storming the hive - wasps, hornets & bumble bees, joining in the attack'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 2 May 1808
NPG D12906

D12922

'An old English-gentleman pester'd by servants wanting places'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 May 1809
NPG D12922

D17352

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Henry Bone, after Sir George Hayter
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, October 1819 (exhibited 1819)
NPG D17352

D17216

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Henry Bone, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1824
NPG D17216

D31621

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Thomas Anthony Dean, after George Perfect Harding, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1832
NPG D31621

D41333

Hop O'My Thumb (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford)

by John Doyle, printed by Ducote & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 June 1835
NPG D41333

D41376

A Pitiful Looking Group

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 June 1836
NPG D41376

D21990

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Richard James Lane, after Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
lithograph, 1852 (6 August 1838)
NPG D21990

D22172

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Richard James Lane, after Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
lithograph, 1852 (6 August 1838)
NPG D22172