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Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

(1764-1845), Prime Minister

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 189 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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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

A Melancholy Consolation, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41131

A Melancholy Consolation

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 May 1832
NPG D41131

A Late Scene at Hounslow at the Sign of the Red Lion, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41133

A Late Scene at Hounslow at the Sign of the Red Lion

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 May 1832
NPG D41133

Up and Down or Political See-Saw, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41134

Up and Down or Political See-Saw

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 May 1832
NPG D41134

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

A Scene from the New Farce of

A Scene from the New Farce of "I'll be your second"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 May 1832
NPG D41137

Don Quixote attended by his faithful squire Sancho Panza alias John Bull (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; John Bull), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41140

Don Quixote attended by his faithful squire Sancho Panza alias John Bull (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; John Bull)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 June 1832
NPG D41140

New Reform Coach, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41142

New Reform Coach

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 June 1832
NPG D41142

Lineal Descent of the Crown (William Cobbett; Joseph Hume; Daniel O'Connell' Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41144

Lineal Descent of the Crown (William Cobbett; Joseph Hume; Daniel O'Connell' Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 June 1832
NPG D41144

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

A Parliamentary Group, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41147

A Parliamentary Group

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 July 1832
NPG D41147

The Rival Artistes or Sketches from the King's Theatre, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41148

The Rival Artistes or Sketches from the King's Theatre

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 July 1832
NPG D41148

A Game at Chess (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; King William IV), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41150

A Game at Chess (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; King William IV)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 July 1832
NPG D41150

A Show Up!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41151

A Show Up!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 August 1832
NPG D41151

Mazeppa. Plate 2nd., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41163

Mazeppa. Plate 2nd.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 September 1832
NPG D41163

Ministers and their Cups, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41168

Ministers and their Cups

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 November 1832
NPG D41168

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 D46039

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
hand-coloured lithograph, published 23 March 1832
NPG D46039

The Modern Canute, or the Just Rebuke, by Criticus - NPG D46051

The Modern Canute, or the Just Rebuke

by Criticus
hand-coloured lithograph, circa 1832
NPG D46051

A sketch for a National Monument, or William the Fourth on his Grey Charger, probably by T.C. Wilson, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46054

A sketch for a National Monument, or William the Fourth on his Grey Charger

probably by T.C. Wilson, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured lithograph, circa May 1832
NPG D46054

Battle Royal Between the Whig National School Boys & the Tory Charity Crabs, by and published by Gabriel Shire Tregear, and by  Charles Jameson Grant - NPG D46056

Battle Royal Between the Whig National School Boys & the Tory Charity Crabs

by and published by Gabriel Shire Tregear, and by Charles Jameson Grant
hand-coloured lithograph, published May 1832
NPG D46056

The managers last kick, or, the distruction of the boroughmongers, by Charles Jameson Grant, printed by  John Quick - NPG D46370

The managers last kick, or, the distruction of the boroughmongers

by Charles Jameson Grant, printed by John Quick
woodcut, circa 1832
NPG D46370

Tories. Whigs., published by Gabriel Shire Tregear - NPG D48861

Tories. Whigs.

published by Gabriel Shire Tregear
hand-coloured etching, published 1832
NPG D48861

Sinbad the Sailor and the Old Man of the Sea (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; King William IV), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41170

Sinbad the Sailor and the Old Man of the Sea (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; King William IV)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 January 1833
NPG D41170

Cut and Come Again or The Buffer Rebuffed (John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Leslie Grove Jones), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41173

Cut and Come Again or The Buffer Rebuffed (John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Leslie Grove Jones)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 January 1833
NPG D41173

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

Administering a Bitter Dose to a Fractious Patient, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41179

Administering a Bitter Dose to a Fractious Patient

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 February 1833
NPG D41179

A Modern Antique (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Daniel O'Connell), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41180

A Modern Antique (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Daniel O'Connell)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 March 1833
NPG D41180

Military Rough-Riders Breaking an Unruly Animal, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41181

Military Rough-Riders Breaking an Unruly Animal

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 March 1833
NPG D41181

Gulliver in the Toils of the Lilliputians, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41182

Gulliver in the Toils of the Lilliputians

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 March 1833
NPG D41182

Changed at Nurse, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41188

Changed at Nurse

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 April 1833
NPG D41188

Sir Joddrill and the Grim Grey Woman (King William IV; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41190

Sir Joddrill and the Grim Grey Woman (King William IV; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 April 1833
NPG D41190

The Grim Grey Woman - No. 2, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41191

The Grim Grey Woman - No. 2

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 April 1833
NPG D41191

A Design for a Monument (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41193

A Design for a Monument (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 May 1833
NPG D41193

A Cabinet Council, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41199

A Cabinet Council

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 May 1833
NPG D41199

Sleeping Partners in a Doubtful Concern, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41203

Sleeping Partners in a Doubtful Concern

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 June 1833
NPG D41203

The Executive Capacity of the Crown and the Legislative, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41212

The Executive Capacity of the Crown and the Legislative

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 July 1833
NPG D41212

The Modern Antaeus, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41213

The Modern Antaeus

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 July 1833
NPG D41213

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, by William James Ward, after  John Jackson - NPG D2527

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

by William James Ward, after John Jackson
mezzotint, published 1833
NPG D2527

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, by William Say, published by  Rudolph Ackermann Jr, after  Frederick Richard Say - NPG D11356

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

by William Say, published by Rudolph Ackermann Jr, after Frederick Richard Say
mezzotint heightened with white bodycolour, published 1833
NPG D11356

A Great Actor Between Tragedy and Comedy, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41235

A Great Actor Between Tragedy and Comedy

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 February 1834
NPG D41235

A Recent Scene in Downing Street (Thomas Law Hodges; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Martin), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41244

A Recent Scene in Downing Street (Thomas Law Hodges; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Martin)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 March 1834
NPG D41244

Mackerel!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41246

Mackerel!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 April 1834
NPG D41246

A Vision but no Dream (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41250

A Vision but no Dream (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 April 1834
NPG D41250

A Poney [Pony] Race for a Saddle (a Seat) at Cambridge, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41261

A Poney [Pony] Race for a Saddle (a Seat) at Cambridge

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 June 1834
NPG D41261

The Thimble Rig, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41264

The Thimble Rig

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 July 1834
NPG D41264

Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41265

Dispersion of the Thimble-Rig

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 July 1834
NPG D41265

Blind-Man's-Buff, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41267

Blind-Man's-Buff

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 July 1834
NPG D41267

Gratitude (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41268

Gratitude (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 July 1834
NPG D41268

Political Manner of Bowing a Friend Out, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41271

Political Manner of Bowing a Friend Out

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 August 1834
NPG D41271

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