A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle

1 portrait of John George Lambton, 1st Earl of Durham

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, published 1 February 1831 - NPG D41042 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 February 1831
11 1/4 in. x 16 3/8 in. (286 mm x 415 mm) overall
acquired Unknown source, 1900
Reference Collection
NPG D41042


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  • John ('HB') 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.