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Henry Hunt

(1773-1835), Radical politician and demagogue; MP for Preston

Sitter in 15 portraits
Hunt was the most famous and flamboyant figure of the preceding generation of radicals. His reputation as a great public speaker earned him the name 'Orator Hunt'. He was imprisoned after the Peterloo massacre, 1819; when the cavalry was used to disband a peaceful demonstration resulting in eleven dead and hundreds injured. Hunt was popularly regarded as a martyr of reform and took pride of place in the Chartist pantheon.

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Henry Hunt, by Adam Buck - NPG 956

Henry Hunt

by Adam Buck
watercolour, circa 1810
NPG 956

Henry Hunt, by J. Wiche - NPG 957

Henry Hunt

by J. Wiche
watercolour, engraved 1822
NPG 957

Grand Entrance to Bamboozl'em, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17900

Grand Entrance to Bamboozl'em

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published February 1821
NPG D17900

Henry Hunt, by Unknown artist - NPG D20838

Henry Hunt

by Unknown artist
stipple engraving, 1830 or after
NPG D20838

A Handsome and Promising Pupil (Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke; Henry Hunt), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41044

A Handsome and Promising Pupil (Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke; Henry Hunt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 February 1831
NPG D41044

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41055

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 April 1831
NPG D41055

Anticipated Radical Meeting, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41056

Anticipated Radical Meeting

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 April 1831
NPG D41056

Votaries at the Altar of Discord, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41057

Votaries at the Altar of Discord

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 April 1831
NPG D41057

May Day, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41060

May Day

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 May 1831
NPG D41060

Leap Frog on a Level.  or Going Headlong to the Devil - Pl. 2, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41061

Leap Frog on a Level. or Going Headlong to the Devil - Pl. 2

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 May 1831
NPG D41061

A Tale of a Cab.  or The Tables turned in Arlington Street, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41070

A Tale of a Cab. or The Tables turned in Arlington Street

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 June 1831
NPG D41070

Political Symptoms, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41105

Political Symptoms

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 December 1831
NPG D41105

This is not Mr Liston in the Character of Maw-worm, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41113

This is not Mr Liston in the Character of Maw-worm

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 February 1832
NPG D41113

Coroners Inquest Upon the Body of the Late Administration, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41132

Coroners Inquest Upon the Body of the Late Administration

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 May 1832
NPG D41132

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The managers last kick, or, the distruction of the boroughmongers

by Charles Jameson Grant, printed by John Quick
woodcut, circa 1832
NPG D46370

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