John Bellingham ('John Bellingham, taken at the Sessions House Old Bailey, May 15 1812')

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John Bellingham ('John Bellingham, taken at the Sessions House Old Bailey, May 15 1812'), by Denis Dighton, published 16 May 1812 - NPG D10750 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Bellingham ('John Bellingham, taken at the Sessions House Old Bailey, May 15 1812')

by Denis Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 16 May 1812
11 7/8 in. x 8 3/8 in. (301 mm x 212 mm) plate size; 14 5/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. (371 mm x 263 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D10750


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  • John Bellingham (1770-1812), Assassin of Prime Minister Spencer Perceval. Sitter in 4 portraits.

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Bellingham is shown here at his trial on 15 May. Found guilty, he was executed three days later.

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  • NPG D13317: John Bellingham ('John Bellingham, taken at the Sessions House Old Bailey, May 15 1812') (from same plate)
  • NPG D13488: John Bellingham ('John Bellingham, taken at the Sessions House Old Bailey, May 15 1812') (from same plate)
  • NPG D19800: John Bellingham ('John Bellingham, taken at the Sessions House Old Bailey, May 15 1812') (from same plate)

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