William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne(1779-1848), Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 141 portraits
Whig MP from 1806, Irish Secretary under Canning, and Home Secretary under Lord Grey, 1830-34. After Grey's resignation he was appointed Prime Minister, a position he held twice between 1834-41. Melbourne was also a mentor and father-figure to the young Queen Victoria.
by James Gillray, published by Robert Wilkinson, after William Humphrey
crayon manner engraving, published 1 November 1781
by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 May 1831