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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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D20047

George Grenville

by and published by Richard Houston, after William Hoare
mezzotint, circa 1750-1775
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D1352

George Grenville

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

D2809

George Grenville

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

D34927

George Grenville

by Thomas Anthony Dean, printed by McQueen (Macqueen), after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, (1764)
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D1330

George Grenville

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