© National Portrait Gallery, London
A Rural Subject
by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean Click on the links below to find out more
lithograph, published 16 March 1835
11 3/8 in. x 16 3/4 in. (289 mm x 427 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1900
- Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton (1773-1848), Financier. Sitter in 11 portraits.
- Richard Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, 1st Duke of Buckingham and Chandos (1776-1839), Statesman and print collector. Sitter associated with 39 portraits.
- Sir Edward Knatchbull, 9th Bt (1781-1849), Statesman. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Thomas Spring Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon (1790-1866), Whig politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer. Sitter in 85 portraits.
- Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt (1788-1850), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 225 portraits.
- John ('HB') Doyle (1797-1868), 'HB'; caricaturist. Artist associated with 738 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Ducôte & Stephens (active 1829), Lithographic printers. Artist associated with 69 portraits.
- Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist associated with 952 portraits.
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