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John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

(1845-1914), Governor-General of Canada

John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

Sitter in 31 portraits
Campbell, or the Marquess of Lorne, was an MP from 1868 until 1878, where he worked as private secretary to his father, the Secretary of State for India. In 1870, he was one of five British aristocrats who were invited to Balmoral, where the Queen was seeking a British husband for her fourth daughter, Princess Louise. He and Louise were married in 1871. In 1878, Lorne was appointed Governor General of Canada, the office for which he is best remembered. He was successful in this role, improving relations between Victoria and the federal government in Ottawa. Louise accompanied him to Canada but in 1880 she returned home after an accident; Lorne resigned his post in 1883.

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John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG 4629

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 19 November 1870
NPG 4629

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by Frederick Sargent - NPG 5612

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by Frederick Sargent
pencil, 1880s or 1890s?
NPG 5612

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by Thomas Rodger - NPG Ax7427

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by Thomas Rodger
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax7427

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by Thomas Rodger - NPG Ax8636

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by Thomas Rodger
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax8636

Lord Walter Campbell; John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll; Lord Archibald Campbell, by Thomas Ross Jr - NPG x197060

Lord Walter Campbell; John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll; Lord Archibald Campbell

by Thomas Ross Jr
albumen carte-de-visite, 1866-1872
NPG x197060

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax21899

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1870s
NPG Ax21899

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, probably after W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax46171

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

probably after W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870
NPG Ax46171

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x15576

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870
NPG x15576

Carte-de-visite of 9th Duke of Argyll and wife., by W. & D. Downey - NPG x31040

Carte-de-visite of 9th Duke of Argyll and wife.

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870
NPG x31040

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by George Washington Wilson - NPG x94

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by George Washington Wilson
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x94

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by John Stuart - NPG x96

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by John Stuart
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870
NPG x96

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x97

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870
NPG x97

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x98

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870
NPG x98

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by John Watkins - NPG x197059

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870
NPG x197059

'Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen and Family', published by Hughes & Edmonds - NPG x139601

'Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen and Family'

published by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x139601

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x95

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1873
NPG x95

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x128407

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1886-1892
NPG x128407

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x197244

John Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1886-1892
NPG x197244

Queen Victoria on holiday with members of her family, by Numa Blanc Fils - NPG x24836

Queen Victoria on holiday with members of her family

by Numa Blanc Fils
albumen panel card, 10 April 1890
NPG x24836

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