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

Sitter associated with 106 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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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield [Statesmen No. 1]

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 30 January 1869
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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield ('the junior Ambassador."')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 2 July 1878
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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

after Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-Gower
stipple engraving, (1878)
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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield; Montagu William Lowry Corry, Baron Rowton ('Season number')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 16 December 1879
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Lord Beaconsfield addressing the House of Lords

after Frederick Sargent
chromolithograph, circa 1880
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