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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Dudley Long North (1748-1829), Politician; MP for St Germans, Great Grimsby, Banbury Richmond and Haddington Burghs

MP 1780-1821; son of Charles Long of Hurts Hall, Suffolk; in 1789 he took the name of North on inheriting the estates of North of Little Glemham, but in 1812 he resumed the name of Long in addition to North; a zealous adherent of Fox, he was described by Samuel Johnson as ‘a man of genteel appearance and that is all’.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.