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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (1804-1881), Prime Minister and novelist

Sitter associated with 104 portraits
Statesman; first made his mark as a flamboyant literary prodigy; gradually asserted his influence on the Tory Party through his outstanding abilities as a politician and orator, becoming Prime Minister in 1868; guided the Second Reform Bill through Parliament; his diplomatic triumphs included the purchase of the Suez Canal, and the Congress of Berlin; one of the greatest statesmen of his age.

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Unknown man, formerly known as Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

attributed to Kenneth Macleay
watercolour on ivory, circa 1830s-1840s
NPG 1293

3093

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by or after Daniel Maclise
pen and ink, circa 1833
NPG 3093

6659

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 30 January 1869
NPG 6659

652

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-Gower
plaster cast of statuette, 1878-1879
NPG 652

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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Sir (William) Hamo Thornycroft
plaster cast of statuette, 1881
NPG 4671

3241

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1881
On display in Room 25 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3241

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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by William Lockhart Bogle, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
oil on canvas, 1892 (1881)
NPG 925

1760

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of statuette, 1881
On display in Room 25 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1760

860

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of bust, circa 1881
NPG 860

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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Robert Glassby, cast by John Theodore Tussaud
wax cast of death-mask, (1881) 1933
NPG 2655

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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

printed by Henry Lenthall, after William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864-1877 (early 1860s)
NPG Ax17734

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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

after Unknown artist
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax18295