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George Grenville (1712-1770), Prime Minister

Sitter in 5 portraits
Statesman; author of the Stamp Act 1765, a tax on transactions and on newspapers in the American colonies. Its introduction gave rise to Burke's maxim, 'No taxation without representation'.

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George Grenville

by and published by Richard Houston, after William Hoare
mezzotint, circa 1750-1775
NPG D20047


George Grenville

by François-Germain Aliamet, after William Hoare
line engraving, published 1757
NPG D1352


George Grenville

by François-Germain Aliamet, after William Hoare
line engraving, published 1757
NPG D2809


George Grenville

by Thomas Anthony Dean, printed by McQueen (Macqueen), after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, (1764)
NPG D34927


George Grenville

by G. Walker, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
line engraving, published 1802 (1764)
NPG D1330

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