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William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898), Prime Minister and writer

Sitter associated with 297 portraits
The grand old man of British politics; leader of the Liberal Party and prime minister in four governments from 1868 to 1894; responsible for major reforms in every sphere of national life, and for the development of imperial foreign policy; divided the party on the issue of the Irish Home Rule; stamped his moral authority on the politics of his time; a considerable scholar and author in his own right.

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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3377

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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3385

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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3386

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William Ewart Gladstone

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3387

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William Ewart Gladstone

by Thomas Woolner
bronze bust, 1882
NPG 2167

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Dinner at Haddo House, 1884

by Alfred Edward Emslie
oil on canvas, 1884
NPG 3845

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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

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William Ewart Gladstone

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 5 November 1887
NPG 5057

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William Ewart Gladstone

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, 1887
NPG 2308

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William Ewart Gladstone

by Alfred Edward Emslie
oil on canvas, 1890
On display at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 3898