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Political Sketches by H.B. Volume II


132 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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A Peep into the State Farm Yard (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41038

A Peep into the State Farm Yard (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 January 1831
NPG D41038

The Great Polar Bear.  A Graphic Simile, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41039

The Great Polar Bear. A Graphic Simile

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 January 1831
NPG D41039

Political Frankensteins.  Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation., by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41040

Political Frankensteins. Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation.

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 January 1831
NPG D41040

Radicalism & Incivility, or The Fair Pensioners, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41041

Radicalism & Incivility, or The Fair Pensioners

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 January 1831 (inscribed 1830)
NPG D41041

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41042

A Palpable Bolt or The danger of putting a high spirited Animal upon his mettle

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 February 1831
NPG D41042

The Terminus of Reform, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41043

The Terminus of Reform

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 February 1831
NPG D41043

A Handsome and Promising Pupil (Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke; Henry Hunt), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41044

A Handsome and Promising Pupil (Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke; Henry Hunt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 February 1831
NPG D41044

Allsham versus Evesham (Richard Grenville, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos; Sir Charles Wetherell), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41045

Allsham versus Evesham (Richard Grenville, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos; Sir Charles Wetherell)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 February 1831
NPG D41045

A screw-Loose, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41046

A screw-Loose

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 March 1831
NPG D41046

The Last of the Boroughbridges, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41047

The Last of the Boroughbridges

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 March 1831
NPG D41047

New Lamps for Old (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41048

New Lamps for Old (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 March 1831
NPG D41048

A Scene from the Beggar's Opera, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41049

A Scene from the Beggar's Opera

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 March 1831
NPG D41049

John Bull between Tragedy & Comedy (John Henry North; John Bull; Sir Charles Wetherell), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41050

John Bull between Tragedy & Comedy (John Henry North; John Bull; Sir Charles Wetherell)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 March 1831
NPG D41050

John Bull trying on his

John Bull trying on his "bra" new Grey "Breeks"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 March 1831
NPG D41051

Argumentum Ad Hominem (William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester; Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41052

Argumentum Ad Hominem (William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester; 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 25 March 1831
NPG D41052

The Horse Guards carried by a

The Horse Guards carried by a "Coup De Main" (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 March 1831
NPG D41053

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington ('A Very Prophetical and Pathetical Allegory'), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41054

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington ('A Very Prophetical and Pathetical Allegory')

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 April 1831
NPG D41054

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41055

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 April 1831
NPG D41055

Anticipated Radical Meeting, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41056

Anticipated Radical Meeting

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 April 1831
NPG D41056

Votaries at the Altar of Discord, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41057

Votaries at the Altar of Discord

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 April 1831
NPG D41057

Peer=Less Eloquence, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41058

Peer=Less Eloquence

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 April 1831
NPG D41058

Hoo-Loo-Choo.  Alias John Bull and the Doctors, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41059

Hoo-Loo-Choo. Alias John Bull and the Doctors

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 2 May 1831
NPG D41059

May Day, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41060

May Day

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 May 1831
NPG D41060

Leap Frog on a Level.  or Going Headlong to the Devil - Pl. 2, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41061

Leap Frog on a Level. or Going Headlong to the Devil - Pl. 2

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 May 1831
NPG D41061

The Niobe Family, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41062

The Niobe Family

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 May 1831
NPG D41062

John Gilpin!!!, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41063

John Gilpin!!!

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 May 1831
NPG D41063

What's in the Wind Now? Here's Will'any in the Wind. (King William IV; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41064

What's in the Wind Now? Here's Will'any in the Wind. (King William IV; William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 May 1831
NPG D41064

The Rival Mount O'Banks.  or The Dorsetshire Juggler, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41065

The Rival Mount O'Banks. or The Dorsetshire Juggler

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 May 1831
NPG D41065

King William IV ('Handwriting upon the Wall'), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41066

King William IV ('Handwriting upon the Wall')

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 May 1831
NPG D41066

Brissot's Ghost (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41067

Brissot's Ghost (Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 May 1831
NPG D41067

The Tricoloured Witches, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41068

The Tricoloured Witches

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 June 1831
NPG D41068

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'"A Tale of a Tub" and the Moral of the Tail!'

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 June 1831
NPG D41069

A Tale of a Cab.  or The Tables turned in Arlington Street, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41070

A Tale of a Cab. or The Tables turned in Arlington Street

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 June 1831
NPG D41070

Varnishing. - A Sign. (of the Times), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41071

Varnishing. - A Sign. (of the Times)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 June 1831
NPG D41071

The Rival Wigs (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41072

The Rival Wigs (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 June 1831
NPG D41072

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux ('This is not The Baron of Oakland in the opera of the Haunted Tower'), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41073

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux ('This is not The Baron of Oakland in the opera of the Haunted Tower')

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 July 1831
NPG D41073

The Kentish Farmer, or the Man Wots Lost his own Identity, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41074

The Kentish Farmer, or the Man Wots Lost his own Identity

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 July 1831
NPG D41074

Illustration of the Elegant & Expressive Phrase of

Illustration of the Elegant & Expressive Phrase of "It's No Go!"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 July 1831
NPG D41075

Another Ominous Conjunction, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41076

Another Ominous Conjunction

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 14 July 1831
NPG D41076

The House Wot Keeps Bad Hours, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41077

The House Wot Keeps Bad Hours

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 July 1831
NPG D41077

Three Great Pillars of Government.  or A Walk from White Conduit House to St Stephens, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41078

Three Great Pillars of Government. or A Walk from White Conduit House to St Stephens

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 July 1831
NPG D41078

Stop Thief! (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41079

Stop Thief! (John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 27 July 1831
NPG D41079

William Thompson ('C-ty Electors and Their Independant Representative'), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41080

William Thompson ('C-ty Electors and Their Independant Representative')

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 July 1831
NPG D41080

A New Illustration of an Old Joke (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41081

A New Illustration of an Old Joke (John Russell, 1st Earl Russell; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 August 1831
NPG D41081

War!!!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41082

War!!!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 August 1831
NPG D41082

A Grateful Specimen of The Retort Courteous, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41083

A Grateful Specimen of The Retort Courteous

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 August 1831
NPG D41083

Queen Victoria ('The New Bishop of Derry'), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41084

Queen Victoria ('The New Bishop of Derry')

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured lithograph, published 18 August 1831
NPG D41084

'A Will O'The Wisp.', by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41085

'A Will O'The Wisp.'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 August 1831
NPG D41085

A Nocturnal Adventure, or a Recent Instance of the Evil Workings of the

A Nocturnal Adventure, or a Recent Instance of the Evil Workings of the "Reform Bills"'s (Strong Ale)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 August 1831
NPG D41086

A Commentary upon the

A Commentary upon the "Rotten Borough" System (Michael Thomas Sadler; Daniel O'Connell)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 September 1831
NPG D41087

Going to a Half Crown-ation, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41088

Going to a Half Crown-ation

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 September 1831
NPG D41088

Another Sign of the Times, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41089

Another Sign of the Times

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 September 1831
NPG D41089

A Game of Political Shuttlecock, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41090

A Game of Political Shuttlecock

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 September 1831
NPG D41090

The Breaking Up of the Half Crown-ation, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41091

The Breaking Up of the Half Crown-ation

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 September 1831
NPG D41091

Bringing Up

Bringing Up "Our Bill"

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 September 1831
NPG D41092

A Scene from

A Scene from "John Jones" (or if you prefer it) Davy Jones

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 October 1831
NPG D41093

The Duel! That did not take place., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41094

The Duel! That did not take place.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 October 1831
NPG D41094

An After Dinner Scene (At Windsor.) (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; King William IV), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41095

An After Dinner Scene (At Windsor.) (Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux; King William IV)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 October 1831
NPG D41095

The State Kennel - Alias Canaille, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41096

The State Kennel - Alias Canaille

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 October 1831
NPG D41096

The Last of his Race (King William IV; Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41097

The Last of his Race (King William IV; Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 October 1831
NPG D41097