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Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

(1764-1845), Prime Minister

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 179 portraits
Grey was the leader of the Whigs from 1806 to 1834. He led the party through the triumph of the Reform Act (1832) which extended the vote to the middle classes and gave representation to Britain's growing industrial towns. A follower of Fox, Grey had argued for constitutional reform since entering Parliament in 1786. He was an ardent supporter of Catholic emancipation and presided over the act to abolish slavery in all British-controlled territories (1833).

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Drawing for the Twelfth Cake.  A Hint to Cabinet Makers, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41035

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake. A Hint to Cabinet Makers

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 December 1830
NPG D41035

A Peep into the State Farm Yard (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41038

A Peep into the State Farm Yard (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 January 1831
NPG D41038

Political Frankensteins.  Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation., by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41040

Political Frankensteins. Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation.

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 January 1831
NPG D41040

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41042

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 February 1831
NPG D41042

The Terminus of Reform, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41043

The Terminus of Reform

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 February 1831
NPG D41043

A screw-Loose, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41046

A screw-Loose

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 March 1831
NPG D41046

New Lamps for Old (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41048

New Lamps for Old (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 March 1831
NPG D41048

A Scene from the Beggar's Opera, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41049

A Scene from the Beggar's Opera

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 March 1831
NPG D41049

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41055

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 April 1831
NPG D41055

Hoo-Loo-Choo.  Alias John Bull and the Doctors, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41059

Hoo-Loo-Choo. Alias John Bull and the Doctors

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 2 May 1831
NPG D41059

May Day, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41060

May Day

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 May 1831
NPG D41060

Leap Frog on a Level.  or Going Headlong to the Devil - Pl. 2, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41061

Leap Frog on a Level. or Going Headlong to the Devil - Pl. 2

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 May 1831
NPG D41061

The Niobe Family, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41062

The Niobe Family

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 May 1831
NPG D41062

John Gilpin!!!, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41063

John Gilpin!!!

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 May 1831
NPG D41063

The Rival Mount O'Banks.  or The Dorsetshire Juggler, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41065

The Rival Mount O'Banks. or The Dorsetshire Juggler

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 May 1831
NPG D41065

Brissot's Ghost (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41067

Brissot's Ghost (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 May 1831
NPG D41067

The Tricoloured Witches, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41068

The Tricoloured Witches

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 June 1831
NPG D41068

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'"A Tale of a Tub" and the Moral of the Tail!'

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 June 1831
NPG D41069

Varnishing. - A Sign. (of the Times), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41071

Varnishing. - A Sign. (of the Times)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 June 1831
NPG D41071

'A Will O'The Wisp.', by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41085

'A Will O'The Wisp.'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 August 1831
NPG D41085

Going to a Half Crown-ation, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41088

Going to a Half Crown-ation

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 September 1831
NPG D41088

Another Sign of the Times, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41089

Another Sign of the Times

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 September 1831
NPG D41089

A Game of Political Shuttlecock, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41090

A Game of Political Shuttlecock

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 September 1831
NPG D41090

The State Kennel - Alias Canaille, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41096

The State Kennel - Alias Canaille

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 October 1831
NPG D41096

A Political Union (John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; King William IV), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41100

A Political Union (John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; King William IV)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 November 1831
NPG D41100

'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

Rebellion in the School of Reform, published by John Fairburn - NPG D46059

Rebellion in the School of Reform

published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 21 March 1831
NPG D46059

The Old Grey Hen and Chickens, by William Heath, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D46072

The Old Grey Hen and Chickens

by William Heath, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 13 February 1831
NPG D46072

Fishing in Troubled Waters. or How to hold out a bait (Daniel O'Connell; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41109

Fishing in Troubled Waters. or How to hold out a bait (Daniel O'Connell; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 January 1832
NPG D41109

Grand Christmas Pantomine [Pantomime], by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41110

Grand Christmas Pantomine [Pantomime]

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 January 1832
NPG D41110

A Modest Request (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41121

A Modest Request (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 March 1832
NPG D41121

A Metaphorical Sketch (John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; William Ramsay Maule, 1st Baron Panmure; King William IV), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41123

A Metaphorical Sketch (John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; William Ramsay Maule, 1st Baron Panmure; King William IV)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 March 1832
NPG D41123

Conspiracy to Blow Up the Parliament, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41124

Conspiracy to Blow Up the Parliament

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 April 1832
NPG D41124

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

Swearing of the Horatii, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41126

Swearing of the Horatii

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 April 1832
NPG D41126

Design for a New Coinage (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41128

Design for a New Coinage (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 April 1832
NPG D41128

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

The Great Stalking Horse, a Modern Antique, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41130

The Great Stalking Horse, a Modern Antique

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 May 1832
NPG D41130

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