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Edward John Littleton, 1st Baron Hatherton (1791-1863), Politician; Chief Secretary for Ireland and MP for Staffordshire

Sitter associated with 10 portraits
Edward Littleton entered Parliament as an MP in 1812. He sat on many committees relating to subjects including criminal laws, finance and the Bank of England. In 1833, he was appointed Chief Secretary to Ireland, in which post he had to deal with the vexed and difficult question of the Irish tithes on which the government was divided. After his resignation in 1834, he was never appointed to any other ministerial office. He was created Baron Hatherton and took his seat in the Lords in 1835.

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The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
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D20591

Edward John Littleton, 1st Baron Hatherton

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1826 or after
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D41224

A Political Concatination [Concatenation]

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 December 1833
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D41262

A Shocking Dirty Affair

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 July 1834
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D41264

The Thimble Rig

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 July 1834
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D41265

Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 July 1834
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D41266

The Reconciliation. An Affecting Scene.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 July 1834
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D41267

Blind-Man's-Buff

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 July 1834
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D41273

A Fancy Sketch Shewing a select specimen of the Cross-Palpable

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 August 1834
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