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Charles Stanhope, 4th Earl of Harrington (1780-1851), Dandy, colonel and Lord of the Bedchamber

Sitter in 7 portraits
Eldest son of the 3rd Earl of Harrington, he was better known throughout the Regency period as Lord Petersham as he did not succeed to the earldom until 1829. Tall and handsome in appearance, he was a popular character in society. Renowned as an eccentric, dandy, connoisseur of snuff and tea, he was also a liberal patron of the opera and theatre. He designed the Petersham overcoat.

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D35458

Jane Countess of Harrington and Children

by Arthur N. Sanders, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint and stipple engraving, (1784-1787)
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D35459

Jane Countess of Harrington and Children

after Sir Joshua Reynolds
photograph, (1784-1787)
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D14312

Jane Countess of Harrington and Children

by Arthur N. Sanders, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint and stipple engraving, (1784-1787)
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D9038

Charles Stanhope, 4th Earl of Harrington ('A noble aiddecamp')

by and published by Robert Dighton Jr
hand-coloured etching, published June 1804
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D10765

Charles Stanhope, 4th Earl of Harrington ('A noble aiddecamp')

by and published by Robert Dighton Jr
hand-coloured etching, published June 1804
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D40991

A Pair of Very Riotous Fellows alias Radicals of the New School

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, circa March 1830
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