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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

(1784-1865), Prime Minister

Sitter in 145 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 Henry Hering - NPG Ax29684

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG Ax29684

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by Henry Hering - NPG x1475

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x1475

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by Henry Hering - NPG x134604

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x134604

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax29680

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax29680

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by Window & Bridge - NPG Ax29681

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Window & Bridge
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax29681

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax18366

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax18366

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax18368

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax18368

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax18252

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax18252

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax11938

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax11938

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by William Walker & Sons - NPG x46633

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x46633

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x11976

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x11976

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by W. & D. Downey - NPG Ax46206

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax46206

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x134610

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by W. & D. Downey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x134610

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age', by Frederick Holland Mares, after  Disdéri, and  Camille Silvy, and  Duroni & Murer, and  Émile Desmaisons, and  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and  (George) Herbert Watkins, and  William Edward Kilburn, and  Horatio Nelson King, and  John & Charles Watkins, an - NPG x139661

'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age'

by Frederick Holland Mares, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and (George) Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn, and Horatio Nelson King, and John & Charles Watkins, an
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x139661

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by Samuel Alexander Walker, published by  Richard Bentley - NPG x11964

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Samuel Alexander Walker, published by Richard Bentley
woodburytype on paper mount, 1864, published 1876
NPG x11964

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by Samuel Alexander Walker, for  William Walker & Sons - NPG Ax29682

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Samuel Alexander Walker, for William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
NPG Ax29682

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by Samuel Alexander Walker, for  William Walker & Sons - NPG x38985

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Samuel Alexander Walker, for William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
NPG x38985

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by William Walker & Sons - NPG Ax10074

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
NPG Ax10074

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ('A noble viscount'), by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by  Thomas McLean - NPG D13342

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ('A noble viscount')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
etching, published 1828
NPG D13342

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