The Reform Bill Receiving the King's Assent by Royal Commission, 7 June 1832

1 portrait of Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley

The Reform Bill Receiving the King's Assent by Royal Commission, 7 June 1832, by William Walker, by  Samuel William Reynolds Jr, after  Samuel William Reynolds, published 1836 - NPG D10714 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Reform Bill Receiving the King's Assent by Royal Commission, 7 June 1832

by William Walker, by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, after Samuel William Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1836
Reference Collection
NPG D10714


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  • Samuel William Reynolds (1773-1835), Mezzotint engraver and painter. Artist associated with 627 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Samuel William Reynolds Jr (1794-1872), Mezzotint engraver. Artist associated with 69 portraits.
  • William Walker (1791-1867), Photographer, engraver and publisher. Artist associated with 119 portraits.

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The six commissioners, Grey, Durham, Holland, Brougham, Lansdowne, and Wellesley, are shown below the throne in the House of Lords. The passage of the Great Reform Bill was one of the major legislative landmarks of the nineteenth century.