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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne) (1812-1900), Philanthropist; wife of William Ewart Gladstone

Sitter in 46 portraits
Catherine Glynne married William Ewart Gladstone in 1838, and although their marriage was difficult at times, William relied on the support of his wife throughout his career. Catherine would run their household, offer political advice, and even sometimes act as his secretary, whilst raising their eight children. William greatly respected Catherine's opinion, and would write to her daily during their frequent periods apart. When she died in 1900, she was buried alongside her husband at Westminster Abbey.

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x6055

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG x6055

x32346

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by Window & Bridge
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG x32346

x5975

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone

by Samuel Alexander Walker
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG x5975

Ax68081

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG Ax68081

Ax68082

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG Ax68082

Ax68087

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG Ax68087

Ax8531

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG Ax8531

x5979

Gladstone Family Group

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, 1870s-1900s
NPG x5979

x134578

Mr and Mrs Gladstone and others at Deal Castle

by John Berryman
albumen carte-de-visite, 24 August 1881
NPG x134578

x7260

Gladstone family group

by George Watmough Webster & Son
albumen print, mid-1880s
NPG x7260

x96223

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone

by Alexander Bassano
quarter-plate glass negative, 10 March 1883
NPG x96223

x96225

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 10 March 1883
NPG x96225

x96226

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 10 March 1883
NPG x96226

x96404

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 10 March 1883
NPG x96404

x96405

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 10 March 1883
NPG x96405

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