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Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton

(1735-1811), Prime Minister

Sitter in 26 portraits
Augustus Henry Fitzroy became Prime Minister in 1768, and led an unstable Government for two years from 1768 to 1770. As a young man of twenty he married Anne Liddell, but the marriage was not happy and they divorced in 1769.

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Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, by Pompeo Batoni - NPG 4899

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton

by Pompeo Batoni
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1762
NPG 4899

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, by James Watson, after  Pompeo Batoni - NPG D2496

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton

by James Watson, after Pompeo Batoni
mezzotint, (1762)
NPG D2496

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, by James Sayers, published by  Charles Bretherton - NPG D9769

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton

by James Sayers, published by Charles Bretherton
etching, published 14 May 1782
NPG D9769

'Razor's levée, or ye heads of a new Whig ad...........n on a broad bottom', by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell - NPG D12233

'Razor's levée, or ye heads of a new Whig ad...........n on a broad bottom'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 21 April 1783
NPG D12233

'Market day', by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D12377

'Market day'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 2 May 1788
NPG D12377

'The installation-supper, as given at the Pantheon, by the Knights of the Bath on the 26th of May, 1788, by James Gillray, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D13065

'The installation-supper, as given at the Pantheon, by the Knights of the Bath on the 26th of May, 1788

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 4 June 1788
NPG D13065

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton ('Egalite'), by James Sayers, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D9770

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton ('Egalite')

by James Sayers, published by Hannah Humphrey
soft-ground etching, published 12 May 1794
NPG D9770

'John Bull's sacrifice to Janus', by James Sayers, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12257

'John Bull's sacrifice to Janus'

by James Sayers, published by Hannah Humphrey
etching, published 17 March 1794
NPG D12257

'The eruption of the mountain, - or - the horrors of the 'Bocca del Inferno', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12490

'The eruption of the mountain, - or - the horrors of the 'Bocca del Inferno'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 25 July 1794
NPG D12490

'Patriotic regeneration, - viz. - Parliament reform'd, a la françois, - that is - honest men (ie - Opposition) in the seat of justice', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12519

'Patriotic regeneration, - viz. - Parliament reform'd, a la françois, - that is - honest men (ie - Opposition) in the seat of justice'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 2 March 1795
NPG D12519

'Presages of the millenium', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12528

'Presages of the millenium'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 4 June 1795
NPG D12528

'The Republican attack', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12543

'The Republican attack'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 November 1795
NPG D12543

'The royal bull-fight', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12548

'The royal bull-fight'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 21 November 1795
NPG D12548

'Light expelling darkness, - evaporation of stygian exhalations, - or - the sun of the constitution, rising superior to the clouds of opposition', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13083

'Light expelling darkness, - evaporation of stygian exhalations, - or - the sun of the constitution, rising superior to the clouds of opposition'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, soft-ground etching and engraving, published 30 April 1795
NPG D13083

'Promis'd horrors of the French invasion, - or - forcible reasons for negotiating a regicide peace', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12579

'Promis'd horrors of the French invasion, - or - forcible reasons for negotiating a regicide peace'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 20 October 1796
NPG D12579

'Les membres du Conseil des Anciens', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12636

'Les membres du Conseil des Anciens'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured stipple and etching, published 18 April 1798
NPG D12636

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton ('A noble duke, taken on the Steyne at Brighton'), by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D9433

Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd Duke of Grafton ('A noble duke, taken on the Steyne at Brighton')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 20 November 1801
NPG D9433

'Political dreamings! - Visions of peace! - Perspective horrors!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12769

'Political dreamings! - Visions of peace! - Perspective horrors!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 November 1801
NPG D12769

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