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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan (1773-1857), Statesman; Governor-General of India

Portraits in Regency Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst of Arracan

after Arthur William Devis
based on a work of circa 1803
NPG 1546

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
1820-1823
NPG 999

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