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George John Sackville-West, 5th Earl De La Warr (1791-1869), Politician, Lord Chamberlain

Sitter associated with 4 portraits
George Sackville-West was appointed a Lord of the Bedchamber to both George III and George IV, serving from 1813 to 1828. In 1841, he was sworn onto the Privy Council and appointed Lord Chamberlain by Sir Robert Peel, a post he held until 1846.He later held the same office under Lord Derby (1858-9). He married Elizabeth Sackville in 1813, and in 1843 acquired a royal licence to put his wife's surname before his own.

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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


George John Sackville-West, 5th Earl De La Warr

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax16240


West, 5th Earl De La Warr

by Unknown artist
lithograph, 1820s-1830s
NPG D34860