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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne (1780-1863), Politician; Home Secretary, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Lord President of the Council

Sitter associated with 73 portraits
A Whig politician who won universal popularity for his charm and moderation, Petty-Fitzmaurice entered Parliament in 1802. His first office, aged twenty-five, was as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the coalition 'Ministry of All the Talents'. On nearly doubling property tax, he gained a reputation for high moral principles and sympathy with the oppressed. During the Whigs' long years in opposition, he championed various causes; anti-slavery, Catholic emancipation and law reform. In 1826-8 he led a faction of 'Canningite' Tories and served as Home Secretary, resisting electoral reform.

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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne

by Henry Walton
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1805
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
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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
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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
NPG 54

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The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846

by John Partridge
oil on canvas, circa 1846-1853
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'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by John Partridge
oil on paper, circa 1846
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 343a

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Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
pencil, circa 1846
NPG 343b

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The Coalition Ministry, 1854

by Sir John Gilbert
pencil, pen and ink and wash, 1855
NPG 1125

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Engraving after 'The Coalition Ministry, 1854'

by William Walker, after Sir John Gilbert
engraving, 1857
NPG 1125a

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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen print, late 1850s
NPG P301(12)

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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1 June 1861
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'Political-candour; - i.e. - Coalition-"resolutions" of June 14th 1805. - pro bono publico'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 21 June 1805
NPG D12846

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'End of the Irish farce of Catholic Emancipation'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 17 May 1805
NPG D13110

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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne

by Henry Bone, after Henry Walton
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, January 1806 (circa 1805)
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Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne

by Charles Turner, after Henry Walton
mezzotint, published 1806
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