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Charles Watkin Williams Wynn

(1775-1850), Politician; President of the Board of Control

Sitter in 9 portraits
Charles Williams-Wynn was the second son of Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn, 4th Baronet, by his second wife Charlotte Grenville, daughter of the prime minister, George Grenville. In 1797 he was elected to parliament for the rotten borough of Old Sarum. He resigned this seat two years later, when he was elected for Montgomeryshire, which constituency he represented for over fifty years. Williams-Wynn served in several senior political offices including President of the Board of Control, Secretary at War and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. From 1847 to 1850 he was Father of the House of Commons.

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The House of Commons, 1833, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 54

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

'A Welch tandem' (Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 5th Bt; Charles Watkin Williams Wynn; Sir Henry Watkin Williams Wynn), by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12766

'A Welch tandem' (Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 5th Bt; Charles Watkin Williams Wynn; Sir Henry Watkin Williams Wynn)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 21 June 1801
NPG D12766

' - "More pigs than teats", - or - the new litter of hungry grunters, sucking John-Bull's-old-sow to death', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12861

' - "More pigs than teats", - or - the new litter of hungry grunters, sucking John-Bull's-old-sow to death'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 5 March 1806
NPG D12861

'Tentanda via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13118

'Tentanda via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 8 August 1810
NPG D13118

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake.  A Hint to Cabinet Makers, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41035

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake. A Hint to Cabinet Makers

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 December 1830
NPG D41035

Charles Watkin Williams Wynn, by William Ward, published by  Colnaghi & Co, after  Sir Martin Archer Shee - NPG D36226

Charles Watkin Williams Wynn

by William Ward, published by Colnaghi & Co, after Sir Martin Archer Shee
mezzotint, published August 1835
NPG D36226

Charles Watkin Williams Wynn, by William Ward, after  Sir Martin Archer Shee - NPG D4943

Charles Watkin Williams Wynn

by William Ward, after Sir Martin Archer Shee
mezzotint, published 1835
NPG D4943

Charles Watkin Williams Wynn, by William Ward, published by  Colnaghi & Co, after  Sir Martin Archer Shee - NPG D7855

Charles Watkin Williams Wynn

by William Ward, published by Colnaghi & Co, after Sir Martin Archer Shee
mezzotint, published August 1835
NPG D7855

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Cottage Amusement

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 12 February 1828
NPG D46036

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