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Regency Whigs


32 People in group

Elizabeth Lamb (née Milbanke), Viscountess Melbourne

Elizabeth Lamb (née Milbanke), Viscountess Melbourne

baptised 1751-1818
Political hostess and agricultural improver
Sitter in 6 portraits
Samuel Parr

Samuel Parr

1747-1825
Pedagogue and Whig pamphleteer
Sitter in 18 portraits
William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

1738-1809
Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 32 portraits
Sir Samuel Romilly

Sir Samuel Romilly

1757-1818
Solicitor-General and law reformer
Sitter in 8 portraits
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

1792-1878
Prime Minister and writer; ex-officio Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter associated with 249 portraits
Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith

1771-1845
Wit and Canon of St Paul's
Sitter in 9 portraits
John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

1782-1845
Whig statesman
Sitter associated with 66 portraits
George Tierney

George Tierney

1761-1830
Politician; MP for Southwark and Knaresborough
Sitter associated with 51 portraits
Samuel Whitbread

Samuel Whitbread

1764-1815
Politician and brewer; son of brewer Samuel Whitbread
Sitter associated with 21 portraits

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