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Political Sketches by H.B. Volume II


132 Portraits in set

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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

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington ('Dame Partington and the Ocean (of Reform)'), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41098

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington ('Dame Partington and the Ocean (of Reform)')

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 October 1831
NPG D41098

Progress of Reform, or Restoration versus Reformation (John Murphy), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41099

Progress of Reform, or Restoration versus Reformation (John Murphy)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 November 1831
NPG D41099

A Political Union (John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; King William IV), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41100

A Political Union (John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey; King William IV)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 November 1831
NPG D41100

Reform and Reformation. or Which is which. (John Murphy), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41101

Reform and Reformation. or Which is which. (John Murphy)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 November 1831
NPG D41101

The Game Stall, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41102

The Game Stall

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured lithograph, published 18 November 1831
NPG D41102

'The Gift of Tongues', by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41103

'The Gift of Tongues'

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 November 1831
NPG D41103

O Yes! O Yes! O Yes!, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41104

O Yes! O Yes! O Yes!

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 December 1831
NPG D41104

Political Symptoms, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41105

Political Symptoms

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 December 1831
NPG D41105

Symptomatic of a Gentle Re-Action., by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41106

Symptomatic of a Gentle Re-Action.

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 December 1831
NPG D41106

Parliamentary Eloquence, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41107

Parliamentary Eloquence

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 December 1831
NPG D41107

'For Auld lange Syne', by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41108

'For Auld lange Syne'

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 December 1831
NPG D41108

Fishing in Troubled Waters. or How to hold out a bait (Daniel O'Connell; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41109

Fishing in Troubled Waters. or How to hold out a bait (Daniel O'Connell; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 January 1832
NPG D41109

Grand Christmas Pantomine [Pantomime], by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41110

Grand Christmas Pantomine [Pantomime]

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 January 1832
NPG D41110

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'"Following the Leader." A new political Game.'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 January 1832
NPG D41111

'The Lame Leading the Blind', by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41112

'The Lame Leading the Blind'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 January 1832
NPG D41112

This is not Mr Liston in the Character of Maw-worm, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41113

This is not Mr Liston in the Character of Maw-worm

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 February 1832
NPG D41113

Caught Napping, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41114

Caught Napping

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 February 1832
NPG D41114

A Leaf out of the book of Exodus (Henry Brooke Parnell, 1st Baron Congleton), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41115

A Leaf out of the book of Exodus (Henry Brooke Parnell, 1st Baron Congleton)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 February 1832
NPG D41115

Charles Fyshe Palmer ('An Odd Fysh'), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41116

Charles Fyshe Palmer ('An Odd Fysh')

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 February 1832
NPG D41116

Un Tableau Vivant, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41117

Un Tableau Vivant

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 March 1832
NPG D41117