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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784-1865), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 138 portraits
Politician who served twice as Prime Minister. He was in government office almost continuously from 1807 until his death in 1865, beginning his parliamentary career as a Tory and concluding it as a Liberal. He served successively as: Secretary at War (1809-28); Foreign Secretary (1830-41 and 1846-51); Home Secretary (1853-5) and Prime Minister (1855-8 and 1859-65). He is best remembered for his direction of British foreign policy through a period when the United Kingdom was at the height of its colonial power. His vigorous policy of intervention, often controversial at the time, made him one of the greatest Victorian statesman and among the most powerful figures in European politics.

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Window & Bridge
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Samuel Alexander Walker, for William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Samuel Alexander Walker, for William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Samuel Alexander Walker, published by Richard Bentley
woodburytype on paper mount, 1864; published 1876
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ('A noble viscount')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
etching, published 1828
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D41017

The Noddle Bazaar

by John Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 September 1830
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D41035

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake. A Hint to Cabinet Makers

by John Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 December 1830
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D41112

'The Lame Leading the Blind'

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 January 1832
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D41118

Hunt the Slipper, or 'Cherche Qui Peut'

by John Doyle, printed by Meifred, Lemercier & Co, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 March 1832
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D41146

A Battle Royal or A Set-to for a Crown

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 July 1832
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D41151

A Show Up!

by John Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducote, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 August 1832
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