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John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll (1845-1914), Governor-General of Canada

Sitter in 26 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 George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell, 9th Duke of Argyll

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

Ax46171

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

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

x31040

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

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

x95

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

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

x24836

Queen Victoria on holiday with members of her family

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

x8291

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

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print in card window mount, 20 July 1898
NPG x8291

D33661

Key to 'Royal Family Group, 1874' (Queen Victoria with her family)

after Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd, after Unknown artist
ink on acetate, (1881)
NPG D33661

D7121

Elizabeth, Duchess of Argyll with her son

by William Henry Mote, after William Salter Herrick
stipple engraving, published 1885
NPG D7121