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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John William Ponsonby, 4th Earl of Bessborough (1781-1847), Politician; MP for several constituencies

Portraits in Regency Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
1833-1843
NPG 54

John William Ponsonby, 4th Earl of Bessborough

by Edwin Landseer
circa 1835
NPG 4915