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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

(1788-1850), Prime Minister

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 294 portraits
Statesman; leader of the Tory Party; Prime Minister, 1834-5, 1839, and 1841-6, his last administration one of the greatest of the period; resigned after splitting his party with his decision to repeal the Corn Laws; the dominant political figure of the 1840s.

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The House of Commons, 1833, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 54

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

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

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, reduced version by Matthew Noble - NPG 596a

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

reduced version by Matthew Noble
marble bust, 1851, based on a work of 1850
On display at The Collection, Lincoln
NPG 596a

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by Matthew Noble - NPG 596

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Matthew Noble
marble bust, 1851
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 596

Diplomatic smuggling or birth day April fools, by William Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46375

Diplomatic smuggling or birth day April fools

by William Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
etching, published 27 April 1823
NPG D46375

The King Commander in Chief; or, the Upset of the Waterloo-man, Bags & Baggage, by John Phillips, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D10676

The King Commander in Chief; or, the Upset of the Waterloo-man, Bags & Baggage

by John Phillips, published by George Humphrey
coloured etching, published 8 May 1827
NPG D10676

The Pilot Lost and the National Steamboat in Danger, by Charles Williams, published by  Samuel Knight (Knights) - NPG D46027

The Pilot Lost and the National Steamboat in Danger

by Charles Williams, published by Samuel Knight (Knights)
hand-coloured etching, published August 1827
NPG D46027

George and the Dragon, by Henry Heath, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D46032

George and the Dragon

by Henry Heath, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 29 April 1827
NPG D46032

The Tory Band, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48688

The Tory Band

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
hand coloured etching and aquatint, published 1827
NPG D48688

Anticipation or A Peep behind the Screen, by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48689

Anticipation or A Peep behind the Screen

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 23 April 1827
NPG D48689

Cabinet Ins and Outs. No. 4. Tears of Repentance, by Charles Williams, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D48690

Cabinet Ins and Outs. No. 4. Tears of Repentance

by Charles Williams, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 2 May 1827
NPG D48690

'To Be, or not To Be, that is the Question.', by Henry Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48692

'To Be, or not To Be, that is the Question.'

by Henry Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 8 May 1827
NPG D48692

The King Commander in Chief; or, the Upset of the Waterloo-man, Bags & Baggage, by John Phillips, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D48693

The King Commander in Chief; or, the Upset of the Waterloo-man, Bags & Baggage

by John Phillips, published by George Humphrey
coloured etching, published 8 May 1827
NPG D48693

Cabinet Ins and Outs. No. 4. The Rising Sun or Faction Defeated., by Henry Heath, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D48694

Cabinet Ins and Outs. No. 4. The Rising Sun or Faction Defeated.

by Henry Heath, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1827
NPG D48694

'The Three George's - The Patron - The Sovereign - and the Patriot', by Charles Williams, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D48696

'The Three George's - The Patron - The Sovereign - and the Patriot'

by Charles Williams, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 7 May 1827
NPG D48696

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by and published by Charles Turner, and published by  Colnaghi, Son & Co, printed by  Lahee & Co, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D39588

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by and published by Charles Turner, and published by Colnaghi, Son & Co, printed by Lahee & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 20 March 1828
NPG D39588

The Political Bellman, by Robert Seymour, published by  E. King - NPG D46052

The Political Bellman

by Robert Seymour, published by E. King
hand-coloured etching, circa January 1828
NPG D46052

Political Conveyancer, by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46065

Political Conveyancer

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published circa January 1828
NPG D46065

'Patch-work Cabinet, No. 2.  Political Bind Man's Buff', published by John Fairburn - NPG D48706

'Patch-work Cabinet, No. 2. Political Bind Man's Buff'

published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published February 1828
NPG D48706

'An Untoward Event, or A Tory Triumph', by Robert Seymour, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48709

'An Untoward Event, or A Tory Triumph'

by Robert Seymour, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published circa February 1828
NPG D48709

'King Arthur's Round Table', published by Gabriel Shire Tregear - NPG D48710

'King Arthur's Round Table'

published by Gabriel Shire Tregear
hand-coloured etching, published February 1828
NPG D48710

'The Feast Near Eaten (Eton) or Master George and his Little Visitor', by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48722

'The Feast Near Eaten (Eton) or Master George and his Little Visitor'

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published December 1828
NPG D48722

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by  Joseph Dickinson - NPG D39585

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Joseph Dickinson
lithograph, circa 1829
NPG D39585

The Apparition.  A Cabinet Picture from the Downing St Collection, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40936

The Apparition. A Cabinet Picture from the Downing St Collection

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published November 1829
NPG D40936

The Mysterious Visit, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40944

The Mysterious Visit

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 June 1829
NPG D40944

Political Harmonics, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40958

Political Harmonics

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 September 1829
NPG D40958

The Wellinton [Wellington] Testimonial, by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, published by  Gabriel Shire Tregear - NPG D46038

The Wellinton [Wellington] Testimonial

by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, published by Gabriel Shire Tregear
hand-coloured etching, published May 1829
NPG D46038

A Turn-Up among the Big 'Uns!!!, by John Phillips, published by  John Field - NPG D46041

A Turn-Up among the Big 'Uns!!!

by John Phillips, published by John Field
hand-coloured etching, published 26 June 1829
NPG D46041

The Bull in Jeopardy; or, the Curs triumpant, by John Phillips, published by  S. Gans - NPG D46049

The Bull in Jeopardy; or, the Curs triumpant

by John Phillips, published by S. Gans
hand-coloured etching, published 19 October 1829
NPG D46049

Farmer Encombe setting on the famous Cumberland terrier to drag the Great Hanover Rat out of mischief, possibly by John Phillips, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D46050

Farmer Encombe setting on the famous Cumberland terrier to drag the Great Hanover Rat out of mischief

possibly by John Phillips, published by George Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published March 1829
NPG D46050

View on the Windsor Road, published by John Field - NPG D46063

View on the Windsor Road

published by John Field
hand-coloured etching, published circa April 1829
NPG D46063

Take Care of Your Pockets - A Hint to the Orthodox, by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46066

Take Care of Your Pockets - A Hint to the Orthodox

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 2 June 1829
NPG D46066

Daring & Impudent Robbery!!!, by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46068

Daring & Impudent Robbery!!!

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 6 October 1829
NPG D46068

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt ('The Cad to the Man Wot Drives the Sovereign'), by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46071

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt ('The Cad to the Man Wot Drives the Sovereign')

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published April 1829
NPG D46071

A Slap at the Charleys or a Tom & Jerry lark - vide new poliece bill, by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46374

A Slap at the Charleys or a Tom & Jerry lark - vide new poliece bill

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
etching, published 26 May 1829
NPG D46374

'John Bull In Perplexity or Ascendancy versus Union', by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48724

'John Bull In Perplexity or Ascendancy versus Union'

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published circa February 1829
NPG D48724

'John Bull In Perplexity or Ascendancy versus Union', by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48725

'John Bull In Perplexity or Ascendancy versus Union'

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published circa February 1829
NPG D48725

'Don't You Remember the 5th of November', by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48726

'Don't You Remember the 5th of November'

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published circa February 1829
NPG D48726

'Doing Homage' (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Pope Leo XII (Annibale Sermattei della Genga)), by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48728

'Doing Homage' (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Pope Leo XII (Annibale Sermattei della Genga))

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published circa February 1829
NPG D48728

'Burking Poor Old Mrs Constitution Aged 141', by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48732

'Burking Poor Old Mrs Constitution Aged 141'

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published April 1829
NPG D48732

'The Faithful Shepherd; or, the Sheep and the Wolves', possibly by John Phillips, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D48734

'The Faithful Shepherd; or, the Sheep and the Wolves'

possibly by John Phillips, published by George Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published circa March 1829
NPG D48734

'Funeral of the Constitution', possibly by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48735

'Funeral of the Constitution'

possibly by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published March 1829
NPG D48735

'Absolution for Apostacy', by John Phillips, published by  S. Gans - NPG D48736

'Absolution for Apostacy'

by John Phillips, published by S. Gans
hand-coloured etching, published March 1829
NPG D48736

'March 1829', printed by Jardine, published by  John Chappell - NPG D48737

'March 1829'

printed by Jardine, published by John Chappell
hand-coloured lithograph, published March 1829
NPG D48737

'How to Keep One's Place. AD. 1833.', by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D48738

'How to Keep One's Place. AD. 1833.'

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published March 1829
NPG D48738

'An Attempt to Choke John Bull with Irish-Made Dishes.', by Thomas Howell Jones, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D48739

'An Attempt to Choke John Bull with Irish-Made Dishes.'

by Thomas Howell Jones, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published March 1829
NPG D48739

'How to have a Cabinet United in everlasting Bonds', published by George Humphrey - NPG D48741

'How to have a Cabinet United in everlasting Bonds'

published by George Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published March 1829
NPG D48741

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