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Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

(1693-1768), Prime Minister

Sitter in 17 portraits
Prime Minister; he held many of the great offices of state under Sir Robert Walpole and was later in coalition with William Pitt the Elder; a master of political patronage.

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Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, attributed to Charles Jervas - NPG 5582

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

attributed to Charles Jervas
oil on canvas, circa 1720
NPG 5582

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne; Henry Clinton, 7th Earl of Lincoln, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG 3215

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne; Henry Clinton, 7th Earl of Lincoln

by Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
oil on canvas, circa 1721
On display in Room 9 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3215

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by John Faber Jr, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by  John Smith - NPG D27425

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt, published by John Smith
mezzotint, early to mid 18th century
NPG D27425

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by John Faber Jr, published by  John Smith, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D5717

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by John Faber Jr, published by John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1718-1724
NPG D5717

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by Peter Pelham, published by  John Bowles, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D5718

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by Peter Pelham, published by John Bowles, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1718-1724
NPG D5718

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by John Hall, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D27423

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by John Hall, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D27423

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by Proud, after  Unknown artist - NPG D27424

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by Proud, after Unknown artist
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D27424

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by James Macardell, after  William Hoare - NPG D9400

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by James Macardell, after William Hoare
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D9400

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by James Macardell, after  William Hoare - NPG D9401

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by James Macardell, after William Hoare
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D9401

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by James Macardell, after  William Hoare - NPG D3721

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by James Macardell, after William Hoare
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D3721

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by James Macardell, after  William Hoare - NPG D5716

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by James Macardell, after William Hoare
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D5716

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by James Macardell, after  William Hoare - NPG D16851

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by James Macardell, after William Hoare
mezzotint, mid 18th century
NPG D16851

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne, by Edward Harding, published by  William Coxe, after  William Nelson Gardiner - NPG D15093

Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by Edward Harding, published by William Coxe, after William Nelson Gardiner
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1802
NPG D15093

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Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne

by and sold by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, (circa 1720)
NPG D38722

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Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle-under-Lyne; Henry Clinton, 7th Earl of Lincoln

by John Faber Jr, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, 1733 (circa 1721)
NPG D9029

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