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Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport

(1726-1814), Admiral

Sitter in 12 portraits
Admiral; second-in-command to Lord Howe at 'The Glorious First of June', 1794, one of the earliest naval victories in the war against France. He was Commander-in-Chief of the Channel Fleet, blockading Brest almost continuously, 1797-1800. The younger brother of Admiral Lord Hood.

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The House of Commons 1793-94, by Karl Anton Hickel - NPG 745

The House of Commons 1793-94

by Karl Anton Hickel
oil on canvas, 1793-1795
NPG 745

Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport, by Lemuel Francis Abbott - NPG 138

Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport

by Lemuel Francis Abbott
oil on canvas, 1795
NPG 138

'State-jugglers', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D12381

'State-jugglers'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 16 May 1788
NPG D12381

John Bull taking a luncheon: - or - British cooks, cramming old grumble-gizzard, with bonne-chére, by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12661

John Bull taking a luncheon: - or - British cooks, cramming old grumble-gizzard, with bonne-chére

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 October 1798
NPG D12661

Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport, published by George Thompson, published by  John Evans - NPG D20435

Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport

published by George Thompson, published by John Evans
mezzotint, published 10 October 1798
NPG D20435

'Commemoration of the victory of June 1st 1794', by Francesco Bartolozzi, and  John George Landseer, and  Thomas Ryder, and  James Stow, published by  Robert Bowyer, after  Robert Smirke - NPG D17016

'Commemoration of the victory of June 1st 1794'

by Francesco Bartolozzi, and John George Landseer, and Thomas Ryder, and James Stow, published by Robert Bowyer, after Robert Smirke
line engraving, published 1802
NPG D17016

'The high-flying-candidate, (i.e. little Paul-goose,) mounting from a blanket', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12882

'The high-flying-candidate, (i.e. little Paul-goose,) mounting from a blanket'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 11 November 1806
NPG D12882

'View of the hustings in Covent Garden', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey, and published by  J. Budd, and published by  Richard Bagshaw - NPG D12883

'View of the hustings in Covent Garden'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey, and published by J. Budd, and published by Richard Bagshaw
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 15 December 1806
NPG D12883

'Posting to the election, - a scene on the road to Brentford, Novr 1806', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13113

'Posting to the election, - a scene on the road to Brentford, Novr 1806'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 December 1806
NPG D13113

Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport, by John Richardson Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D812

Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport

by John Richardson Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1867
NPG D812

Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport, by John Richardson Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D813

Alexander Hood, 1st Viscount Bridport

by John Richardson Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1867
NPG D813

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'Commemoration of the victory of June 1st 1794'

by Francesco Bartolozzi, and John George Landseer, and Thomas Ryder, and James Stow, published by Robert Bowyer, after Robert Smirke
line engraving, published 1802
NPG D15177

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