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The Abatement (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Henry Goulburn; John Bull; Joseph Planta; George Robert Dawson)

3 of 19 portraits of Henry Goulburn

The Abatement (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Henry Goulburn; John Bull; Joseph Planta; George Robert Dawson), by John Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, published 26 February 1830 - NPG D40987 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The Abatement (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Henry Goulburn; John Bull; Joseph Planta; George Robert Dawson)

by John Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 February 1830
11 1/4 in. x 16 1/4 in. (286 mm x 412 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1900
Reference Collection
NPG D40987


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Sittersback to top

  • John Bull (supposed active 1712), Fictitious epitomist of Englishness and British imperialism. Sitter associated with 94 portraits.
  • George Robert Dawson (1790-1856), MP for Londonderry; financial secretary to the Treasury. Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Henry Goulburn (1784-1856), MP for Cambridge University. Sitter associated with 19 portraits.
  • Joseph Planta (1787-1847), Diplomatist and politician. Sitter associated with 6 portraits.
  • Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), Field Marshal and Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 343 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John Doyle (1797-1868), 'HB'; caricaturist. Artist associated with 700 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist associated with 883 portraits.

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