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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer (1782-1845), Whig statesman

MP as Viscount Althorp 1804 to 1834 when he succeeded his father; Chancellor of the Exchequer 1830-4, first President of the Royal Agricultural Society 1838-44.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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.