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Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire (1833-1908), Politician and Captain

Sitter in 50 portraits
Statesman; served under Gladstone but opposed Home Rule for Ireland and with Chamberlain founded Liberal Unionist Party; President of Council in Salisbury's second administration and under Balfour 1902-3.

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5116

Gladstone's Cabinet of 1868

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, 1869-1874
NPG 5116

4715

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 27 March 1869
NPG 4715

5256

The Lobby of the House of Commons, 1886

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
oil on canvas, published in Vanity Fair Christmas Supplement 1886
On display in Room 25 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5256

3191

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 21 July 1888
NPG 3191

2833

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, 1890s?
NPG 2833

2834

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, 1890s?
NPG 2834

x8031

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x8031

Ax8551

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by John & Charles Watkins, published by Mason & Co (Robert Hindry Mason)
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax8551

x8029

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873
NPG x8029

x8030

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873
NPG x8030

Ax132898

'Politicians - Liberals'

published by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen print, published 1876
NPG Ax132898

x197425

'Politicians - Liberals'

by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen cabinet card, 1876
NPG x197425

x5984

The Liberal Cabinet, 1880

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1880
NPG x5984

x127646

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x127646

x12548

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Alexander Bassano
gelatin printing-out paper cabinet card, 1883
NPG x12548

x96125

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x96125

x96126

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x96126

x96635

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x96635

Ax5404

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Richard Bentley & Son
carbon print, published 1888 (circa 1886)
NPG Ax5404

x14333

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, circa 1886
NPG x14333

x8033

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, circa 1886
NPG x8033

x8036

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
bromide print, 1886
NPG x8036

x8032

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Richard Bentley & Son
carbon print, circa 1886, published 1888
NPG x8032

x137704

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, circa 1886
NPG x137704

x8035

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by James Russell & Sons
carbon print, published 22 November 1890
NPG x8035

x136656

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by James Russell & Sons, published by Ogden's
cigarette card, circa 1890, published circa 1895-1903
NPG x136656

D35162

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

printed by Riddle & Couchman, after London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
chromolithograph, published 10 March 1883
NPG D35162

D35161

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

published by Morris, Walton & Co, after Charles William Walton
lithograph, before 1891
NPG D35161

D20765

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Alphonse Legros
photogravure, circa 1900
NPG D20765

D9716

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Alphonse Legros
photogravure, circa 1900
NPG D9716

D42281

The Faded Orchids

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
line block postcard, circa 1903
NPG D42281