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Political Sketches by H.B. Volume I


102 Portraits in set

683 lithographs of political sketches by HB (John Doyle, 1797-1868), published by Thomas McLean, 1829-1841. Collection contained in 5 volumes (vol. 1: 1829-30; vol 2: 1831-2; vol. 3: 1833-4; vol. 4: 1835-7; vol. 5: 1837-41). Vols. 1-2 are bound; vols. 3-5 have been disbound. John Doyle was born in Dublin and moved to London in 1822 where he initially worked as a portrait lithographer. In 1827 Doyle began publishing political prints anonymously. From 1829-1851 Doyle published his well-known Political Sketches series, signing his work with the initials "HB" to hide his identity.

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The Apparition.  A Cabinet Picture from the Downing St Collection, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40936

The Apparition. A Cabinet Picture from the Downing St Collection

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published November 1829
NPG D40936

The Prophecy, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40937

The Prophecy

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 November 1829
NPG D40937

The Old White Lion, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40938

The Old White Lion

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 July 1829
NPG D40938

Reading the News, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40940

Reading the News

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 July 1829
NPG D40940

The Three and the Deuse (John Lawless; Daniel O'Connell; Richard Lalor Sheil), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40943

The Three and the Deuse (John Lawless; Daniel O'Connell; Richard Lalor Sheil)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 July 1829
NPG D40943

The Mysterious Visit, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40944

The Mysterious Visit

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 June 1829
NPG D40944

The Abstruce Joke.  A Scene off Terceira, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40945

The Abstruce Joke. A Scene off Terceira

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published September 1829
NPG D40945

Don Miguel receiving the news from Terceira (Dom Miguel I; Carlota of Spain), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40946

Don Miguel receiving the news from Terceira (Dom Miguel I; Carlota of Spain)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 September 1829
NPG D40946

A Joinder in the Please, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40947

A Joinder in the Please

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published June 1829
NPG D40947

A Broad Hint, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40948

A Broad Hint

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 July 1829
NPG D40948

Sir Charles Wetherell ('The Man Who Prefers his Character to his Place'), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40950

Sir Charles Wetherell ('The Man Who Prefers his Character to his Place')

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 September 1829
NPG D40950

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough ('A Cabinet Curiosity'), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40951

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough ('A Cabinet Curiosity')

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 29 June 1829
NPG D40951

A Small Tea Party of Superannuated Politicians, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40952

A Small Tea Party of Superannuated Politicians

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 August 1829
NPG D40952

Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover (The Jockey'), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40953

Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover (The Jockey')

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 August 1829
NPG D40953

Two Personages of Great Weight on the Turf (Thomas Thornhill; Samuel Chiffney), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Joseph Netherclift, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40955

Two Personages of Great Weight on the Turf (Thomas Thornhill; Samuel Chiffney)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Joseph Netherclift, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 2 September 1829
NPG D40955

A Political Riddle, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40956

A Political Riddle

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 June 1829
NPG D40956

The Affidavit, by John ('HB') Doyle - NPG D40957

The Affidavit

by John ('HB') Doyle
lithograph, circa June 1829
NPG D40957

Political Harmonics, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40958

Political Harmonics

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 September 1829
NPG D40958

A Courier from France (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40961

A Courier from France (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 September 1829
NPG D40961

A Scene in the Court of Chancery, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40962

A Scene in the Court of Chancery

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, 1829
NPG D40962

Russian Diplomacy or A Negociation a la Militaire (Hans Karl von Diebitsch; Mahmud II), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40964

Russian Diplomacy or A Negociation a la Militaire (Hans Karl von Diebitsch; Mahmud II)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 October 1829
NPG D40964

The Goat wot lost his Beard (Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40965

The Goat wot lost his Beard (Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 November 1829
NPG D40965

The Vindication, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40966

The Vindication

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 November 1829
NPG D40966

Consolation, or Otium cum dignitate (John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40968

Consolation, or Otium cum dignitate (John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 October 1829
NPG D40968

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'"The Coup de Grace", an untoward event'

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 October 1829
NPG D40970

Hawthorn (Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40973

Hawthorn (Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 December 1829
NPG D40973

Le Mort, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40975

Le Mort

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 August 1829
NPG D40975

John Townsend ('Sketch of Townsend'), by John ('HB') Doyle - NPG D40976

John Townsend ('Sketch of Townsend')

by John ('HB') Doyle
lithograph, published 17 July 1829
NPG D40976

Damon and Pythias (John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon; Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40942

Damon and Pythias (John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon; Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 2 August 1830
NPG D40942

Embarkation of a French Cargo in an English Bottom, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40959

Embarkation of a French Cargo in an English Bottom

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 August 1830
NPG D40959

A Great Economist (King George IV), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40972

A Great Economist (King George IV)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 January 1830
NPG D40972

Bombardment Extraordinary, or Achilles versus Punch, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40974

Bombardment Extraordinary, or Achilles versus Punch

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 January 1830
NPG D40974

Writing the K-g's Speech (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40978

Writing the K-g's Speech (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 February 1830
NPG D40978

Effects of the March of -Intellect-, The Russians Among the Turks, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40979

Effects of the March of -Intellect-, The Russians Among the Turks

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 February 1830
NPG D40979

New Police Activity, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40980

New Police Activity

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 February 1830
NPG D40980

Make Way for the Speaker, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40981

Make Way for the Speaker

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 February 1830
NPG D40981

A Wild Elephant led Between Two Tame Ones, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40982

A Wild Elephant led Between Two Tame Ones

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 February 1830
NPG D40982

A Political Ruse

A Political Ruse "Ye Bankes & Braes"

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 February 1830
NPG D40983

The Alteration of the Currency (includes John Bull), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40984

The Alteration of the Currency (includes John Bull)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 August 1830
NPG D40984

A New Farce called a County Meeting, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40985

A New Farce called a County Meeting

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 August 1830
NPG D40985

William Cobbett ('Cobbett's Lectures'), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40990

William Cobbett ('Cobbett's Lectures')

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 March 1830
NPG D40990

A Pair of Very Riotous Fellows alias Radicals of the New School, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40991

A Pair of Very Riotous Fellows alias Radicals of the New School

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, circa March 1830
NPG D40991

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington ('A Nocturnal Reverie'), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40992

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington ('A Nocturnal Reverie')

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 March 1830
NPG D40992

Auction Extraordinary, that is to say, an Extraordinary Auction, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40993

Auction Extraordinary, that is to say, an Extraordinary Auction

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 March 1830
NPG D40993

A Touch of the Palpable Obscure, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40994

A Touch of the Palpable Obscure

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 March 1830
NPG D40994

The Woolsack, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40995

The Woolsack

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 April 1830
NPG D40995

A Hint to Duellists (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Sir John Bayley, 1st Bt), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40996

A Hint to Duellists (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Sir John Bayley, 1st Bt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 April 1830
NPG D40996