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

Sitter associated with 107 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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D21539

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by W.G.S., after (Cornelius) Jabez Hughes
lithograph, published 1881 (1878)
NPG D21539

D21542

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Maclure & Macdonald, after W. & D. Downey
chromolithograph, published 23 December 1882 (1868)
NPG D21542

D21543

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Sir Hubert von Herkomer, after Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
mezzotint, 1882 (1881)
NPG D21543

Ax27779

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by W. & D. Downey
woodburytype
NPG Ax27779

Ax9512

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax9512

x28717

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by W. & D. Downey
carbon print
NPG x28717

x648

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Henry Lenthall, after William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, (early 1860s)
NPG x648

x654

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x654

x139661

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and (George) Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG x139661

Ax15850

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by William Walker
bromide print, circa 1867
NPG Ax15850

Ax17621

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by W. & D. Downey, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, 1868, published 1881
NPG Ax17621

Ax27712

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by W. & D. Downey
albumen print, 1868
NPG Ax27712

Ax38631

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1868
NPG Ax38631

x657

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1868
NPG x657

x660

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1868
NPG x660

x663

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by W. & D. Downey, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, 1868, published 1881
NPG x663

x655

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

after Mayall
albumen print on card mount, circa 1868
NPG x655

Ax27803

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Henry William Taunt & Co
woodburytype, 1870s
NPG Ax27803

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