John ("HB") Doyle (1797-1868)

Henry Edward Doyle (1827-1893)

Not dated


22 5/8 in. x 18 in. (575 mm x 457 mm)

© National Portrait Gallery, London

NPG 2130

Given by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the sitter's grandson, in 1926

Dublin-born John Doyle was "the leading political cartoonist of the late 1820s and 1830s, working under the name 'H.B.'" (see "This Portrait"). Henry was the youngest of the three sons who all followed in his footsteps. [Click on image to enlarge it and mouse over text for links.]

Image and text added by Jacqueline Banerjee.

The National Portrait Gallery, London, has released this image on the Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) licence.