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George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823-1900), Politician, Lord Privy Seal and Secretary of State for India and writer on science, religion, and politics

Sitter in 30 portraits
Argyll held various government posts as a whig including Privy Seal four times and Secretary of State of India from 1868 to 1874. He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society and interested in scientific progress, although opposed to the theory of evolution.

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1125

The Coalition Ministry, 1854

by Sir John Gilbert
pencil, pen and ink and wash, 1855
NPG 1125

1125a

Engraving after 'The Coalition Ministry, 1854'

by William Walker, after Sir John Gilbert
engraving, 1857
NPG 1125a

1263

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by George Frederic Watts
oil on panel, circa 1860
On display at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 1263

5116

Gladstone's Cabinet of 1868

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, 1869-1874
On display at Palace of Westminster, London
NPG 5116

Ax39792

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by Hills & Saunders
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39792

x92

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x92

Ax5054

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax5054

x93

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x93

Ax8527

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, after 1867
NPG Ax8527

x29175

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, early 1870s?
NPG x29175

x197057

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x197057

Ax17761

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1873
NPG Ax17761

x32935

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1873
NPG x32935

x135098

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by Raphael Tuck & Sons, after London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
chromolithograph, mid-late 1880s (circa 1873)
NPG x135098

x5984

The Liberal Cabinet, 1880

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1880
NPG x5984

D7103

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by Francis Holl, after James Rannie Swinton
stipple engraving, published 1853
NPG D7103

D7104

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by Francis Holl, after James Rannie Swinton
stipple engraving, published 1853
NPG D7104

D7123

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by Francis Holl, after James Rannie Swinton
stipple engraving, published 1853
NPG D7123