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Up-hill Work!

8 of 19 portraits of Richard Lalor Sheil

Up-hill Work!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean, published 15 June 1835 - NPG D41331 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Up-hill Work!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 June 1835
11 3/8 in. x 16 3/4 in. (289 mm x 427 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1900
Reference Collection
NPG D41331


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Sittersback to top

  • Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847), Irish politician; MP for several constituencies. Sitter associated with 203 portraits.
  • Feargus Edward O'Connor (1796?-1855), Chartist leader. Sitter associated with 5 portraits.
  • John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792-1878), Prime Minister and writer. Sitter associated with 226 portraits.
  • Edward Southwell Ruthven (1772-1836), Politician; MP for Dublin and Downpatrick. Sitter in 3 portraits.
  • Richard Lalor Sheil (1791-1851), Irish writer, orator and politician; MP for Tipperary and Dungarvan. Sitter associated with 19 portraits.

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  • John ('HB') Doyle (1797-1868), 'HB'; caricaturist. Artist associated with 700 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 884 portraits.