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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Frederick Ponsonby, 3rd Earl of Bessborough (1758-1844), British peer; Lord of the Admiralty 1782-83

Portraits in Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

Mr Fox and his Friends

by William Lane
circa 1813
NPG 2076

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
1820-1823
NPG 999

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