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George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

(1784-1860), Prime Minister

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 57 portraits
Skilful and conciliatory Foreign Secretary from 1841-46, Gordon supported Peel over the repeal of the Corn Laws, forming a coalition ministry of Whigs and Peelites in 1852.

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Members of the House of Lords, attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank - NPG 2789

Members of the House of Lords

attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank
pencil and sepia wash, circa 1835
NPG 2789

Engraving after 'The Coalition Ministry, 1854', by William Walker, after  Sir John Gilbert - NPG 1125a

Engraving after 'The Coalition Ministry, 1854'

by William Walker, after Sir John Gilbert
engraving, 1857
NPG 1125a

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG x14260

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published June 1858
NPG x14260

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax5050

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1 July 1860
NPG Ax5050

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, by Charles Turner, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D5604

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by Charles Turner, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1809
NPG D5604

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, by Charles Turner, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D7137

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by Charles Turner, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1828
NPG D7137

The Abstruce Joke.  A Scene off Terceira, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40945

The Abstruce Joke. A Scene off Terceira

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published September 1829
NPG D40945

A Political Riddle, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40956

A Political Riddle

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 June 1829
NPG D40956

A Political Riddle, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48779

A Political Riddle

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured lithograph, published 6 June 1829
NPG D48779

Raw Head and Bloody Bones, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41001

Raw Head and Bloody Bones

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 June 1830
NPG D41001

The Greek Papers, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41005

The Greek Papers

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 June 1830
NPG D41005

A Masked Battery, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41020

A Masked Battery

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 October 1830
NPG D41020

A Cabinet Picture, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41022

A Cabinet Picture

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 November 1830
NPG D41022

Long Expected Come at Last. Or the only Besom of Reform, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46035

Long Expected Come at Last. Or the only Besom of Reform

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 1830
NPG D46035

The first Nautical Sovereign Coach, Just started, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48831

The first Nautical Sovereign Coach, Just started

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published circa November 1830
NPG D48831

A Cabinet Picture, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48835

A Cabinet Picture

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured lithograph, published 5 November 1830
NPG D48835

he Ministry Floor'd; or, Majority 29!!! November 15, 1830., possibly by John Phillips, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D48837

he Ministry Floor'd; or, Majority 29!!! November 15, 1830.

possibly by John Phillips, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 19 November 1830
NPG D48837

Anticipated Radical Meeting, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41056

Anticipated Radical Meeting

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 April 1831
NPG D41056

Peer=Less Eloquence, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41058

Peer=Less Eloquence

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 April 1831
NPG D41058

The Duel! That did not take place., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41094

The Duel! That did not take place.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 October 1831
NPG D41094

'The Gift of Tongues', by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41103

'The Gift of Tongues'

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 November 1831
NPG D41103

The Fool of Quality or the Phenomenon of 1831, by E.B., published by  Marianne Humphrey - NPG D48844

The Fool of Quality or the Phenomenon of 1831

by E.B., published by Marianne Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1831
NPG D48844

The Champions of Reform destroying the Monster of Corruption, published by George Humphrey - NPG D48846

The Champions of Reform destroying the Monster of Corruption

published by George Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 March 1831
NPG D48846

First of September, by Robert Seymour, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48855

First of September

by Robert Seymour, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured lithograph, published 1 September 1831
NPG D48855

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, by Samuel Cousins, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D7135

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by Samuel Cousins, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1831
NPG D7135

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, by Skelton and Hopwood, published by  Longmans & Co, published by  Goupil & Vibert - NPG D7136

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by Skelton and Hopwood, published by Longmans & Co, published by Goupil & Vibert
stipple and line engraving, 1831
NPG D7136

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, by Samuel Cousins, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D7138

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by Samuel Cousins, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, 1831
NPG D7138

'A few of the Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries', after Daniel Maclise - NPG D34553

'A few of the Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries'

after Daniel Maclise
pen and ink, (published 1832)
NPG D34553

Un Tableau Vivant, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41117

Un Tableau Vivant

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 March 1832
NPG D41117

Migra-Tory Peers, or The Lords Breaking Up, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41125

Migra-Tory Peers, or The Lords Breaking Up

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 April 1832
NPG D41125

The Mountain in Labor, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41127

The Mountain in Labor

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 April 1832
NPG D41127

The Judgement of Midas, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41129

The Judgement of Midas

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 May 1832
NPG D41129

Coroners Inquest Upon the Body of the Late Administration, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41132

Coroners Inquest Upon the Body of the Late Administration

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 May 1832
NPG D41132

A Most Extraordinary Rat!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41136

A Most Extraordinary Rat!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 May 1832
NPG D41136

Who Are

Who Are "We"?

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 May 1832
NPG D41138

A Battle Royal or A Set-to for a Crown, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41146

A Battle Royal or A Set-to for a Crown

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 July 1832
NPG D41146

Making a Point, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41159

Making a Point

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 August 1832
NPG D41159

The Waits, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41172

The Waits

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 January 1833
NPG D41172

Reading the Will of the Late John Bull, Gent, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41175

Reading the Will of the Late John Bull, Gent

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 February 1833
NPG D41175

Settling Day at Tattersall's, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41311

Settling Day at Tattersall's

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 March 1835
NPG D41311

A Ticklish Subject, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41444

A Ticklish Subject

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 19 December 1837
NPG D41444

A Disagreeable Position!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41453

A Disagreeable Position!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 February 1838
NPG D41453

Ancient Concerts - A Rehearsal, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41472

Ancient Concerts - A Rehearsal

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 May 1838
NPG D41472

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, by Émile Desmaisons - NPG D7134

George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by Émile Desmaisons
lithograph, published 1843
NPG D7134

The Drill, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46366

The Drill

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
tinted lithograph, published 18 January 1846
NPG D46366

New Version of John Gilpin after Stothard, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46368

New Version of John Gilpin after Stothard

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
tinted lithograph, published 2 March 1846
NPG D46368

'The New Ministry - the Cabinet', January 1853, by Frederick James Smyth, published by  Illustrated London News - NPG D45901

'The New Ministry - the Cabinet', January 1853

by Frederick James Smyth, published by Illustrated London News
wood engraving, published 8 January 1853
NPG D45901

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George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published June 1858
NPG x264

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George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

by and published by Charles Turner, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1809
NPG D18761

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