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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 Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, 10 March 1883
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Joseph Parkin Mayall, published by J.H. Worley
vintage collotype postcard print, 1900s (7 June 1884)
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, 1887
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1887
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'Mr. & Mrs. Gladstone, Lord & Lady Aberdeen, Professor Drummond.'

by Lombardi & Co
albumen cabinet card, 1888
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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone

by John Fergus
albumen print, 16 February 1889
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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone

by Herbert Rose Barraud
platinotype cabinet card, 25 July 1889
NPG x5978

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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by J. Beagles & Co
vintage postcard print, 1900s (25 July 1889)
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea
platinum print, 1890s
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea
platinum print, 1890s
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William Eward Gladstone photographed after his wedding, with his wife (née Maud Rendel) and parents Henry and Catherine.

by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron (later The Cameron Studio)
photogravure, 30 January 1890
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print on card mount, 25 April 1890
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print on card mount, 25 April 1890
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William Ewart Gladstone

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1891
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Samuel Alexander Walker
albumen cabinet card, 1892
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Walter Macdonald, for James Valentine & Sons
vintage photogravure postcard print, 1900s (13 October 1893)
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William Ewart Gladstone

by Walter Macdonald, for James Valentine & Sons
vintage halftone postcard print, 1900s (13 October 1893)
NPG x197772

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William Ewart Gladstone; Dorothy Mary Catherine ('Dossie') Parish (née Drew)

by Walter Macdonald, for James Valentine & Sons
vintage halftone postcard print, 1900s (13 October 1893)
NPG x197773

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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone

by Robinson & Thompson
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 19 September 1896
NPG x193304

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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone; Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by George Watmough Webster & Son
silver gelatine printing-out paper print, 1897
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