Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth(1757-1844), Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 71 portraits
Addington was invited to be Prime Minister in 1801, when William Pitt resigned after the King refused to grant Catholic MPs the right to sit in Parliament. Known for his reactionary politics, Addington was opposed to the abolition of slavery and Catholic emancipation.
by George Cruikshank, published by George Humphrey
etching, published 7 April 1821
after Arthur David McCormick
colour relief halftone, published 23 November 1938