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Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool

(1729-1808), Statesman

Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 4 portraits
Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool, was a leading MP during the early years of George III's reign. He was sympathetic to the new King's political interests and was a supporter of Lord Bute for whom he served as under-secretary between 1761 and 1763. He was appointed Lord of the Treasury in the Grafton administration in 1767. Jenkinson was appointed President of the Board of Trade in 1786. His son, Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, was Prime Minister from 1812 to 1827.

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Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool, by and published by John Murphy, after  George Romney - NPG D9533

Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool

by and published by John Murphy, after George Romney
mezzotint, published 19 March 1788 (1786-1788)
NPG D9533

'John-Bull, baited by the dogs of excise', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12408

'John-Bull, baited by the dogs of excise'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 9 April 1790
NPG D12408

Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool, by Charles Warren, after  Charles Benazech - NPG D14723

Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool

by Charles Warren, after Charles Benazech
line engraving, published 7 January 1791
NPG D14723

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