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Sir William Vernon Harcourt (1827-1904), Lawyer, journalist and politician; MP, Home Secretary and Chancellor of the Exchequer

Sitter in 47 portraits
Statesman; one of the great Liberal politicians of the later Victorian period, Harcourt served in Gladstone's successive administrations as Home Secretary and, later, Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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P171(27)

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

attributed to Sir Anthony Coningham Sterling
salt print, late 1840s
NPG P171(27)

3390

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3390

3391

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3391

3392

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink, 1880s-1900s
NPG 3392

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

2307

Debate on the Indian Council Cotton Duties

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, published in The Graphic 2 March 1895
NPG 2307

1461

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Waldo Story
plaster cast of bust, 1899
NPG 1461

2844

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, early 1900s
NPG 2844

2841

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, early 1900s
NPG 2841

2842

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, early 1900s
NPG 2842

2843

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, early 1900s
NPG 2843

2845

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, early 1900s
NPG 2845

6212

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope
oil on canvas, 1904
NPG 6212

Ax21857

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

possibly by John Watkins
albumen print, 1860s
NPG Ax21857

Ax8560

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Henry Joseph Whitlock
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax8560

x135099

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Raphael Tuck & Sons, possibly after John Watkins
chromolithograph, mid-late 1880s (1860s)
NPG x135099

x17016

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Frederick Tancock Palmer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x17016

x17015

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Herbert Rose Barraud
albumen cabinet card, 1870s-1900s
NPG x17015

x17348

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Lock & Whitfield
woodburytype on paper mount, 1877 or before
NPG x17348

x5984

The Liberal Cabinet, 1880

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

x96155

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, early 1880s
NPG x96155

x96156

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, early 1880s
NPG x96156

x96157

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, early 1880s
NPG x96157

x96158

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, early 1880s
NPG x96158

x96159

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, early 1880s
NPG x96159

Ax5482

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print on card mount, published 1890
NPG Ax5482

x136535

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

published by Ogden's
cigarette card, published circa 1894-1895
NPG x136535

x17018

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, circa 1898
NPG x17018

x20352

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1902
NPG x20352

x20353

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1902
NPG x20353

x20355

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1902
NPG x20355

x20356

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1902
NPG x20356

x17017

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
NPG x17017

D8874

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Lee (?) Tee, printed by Charles Goodall & Son
lithograph, 1870s-1880s
NPG D8874

D35330

Sir William George Granville Venables Vernon Harcourt

by Riddle & Couchman, after Frederick Tancock Palmer
coloured lithograph, published 14 June 1883
NPG D35330

D530

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Harry Edwin
silhouette, circa 1887-1895
NPG D530

D35329

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by The Autotype Company, after Sir Arthur Stockdale Cope
photogravure, before 1935 (1904)
NPG D35329

Ax17528

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1877
NPG Ax17528

x128002

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by Alexander Bassano
panel portrait size glass negative, early 1880s
NPG x128002

x3649

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

by York & Son
lantern slide, 1890s
NPG x3649

D41926

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41926

D41928

Sir William Vernon Harcourt

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41928

D41942

Joe Chamberlain, Gladstone, Balfour, Harcourt et al

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41942