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

Sitter associated with 105 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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D43364

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield [Statesmen No. 1]

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 30 January 1869
NPG D43364

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Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield ('the junior Ambassador."')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 2 July 1878
NPG D43856

D1168

Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

after Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-Gower
stipple engraving, (1878)
NPG D1168

D21600

Lord Beaconsfield addressing the House of Lords

after Frederick Sargent
chromolithograph, circa 1880
NPG D21600