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

Sitter associated with 141 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 John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, circa 1857
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1860
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by John Watkins
albumen print, circa 1861
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1862-1866
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'Upwards of five hundred photographic portraits of the most celebrated personages of the age'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and (George) Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Samuel Alexander Walker, printed and published by William Walker
albumen print, 1864, published 1865
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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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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by John Samuelson Templeton, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by Thomas McLean, after Sir William Charles Ross
lithograph, published 1 December 1840
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

after George Richmond
stipple engraving, (1852)
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Francis Holl, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1855
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Francis Holl, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1855
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by D.J. Pound, published by The London Joint Stock Newspaper Company, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
line engraving, circa 1860s
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Unknown artist
lithograph, circa 1860s
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by George Zobel, published by Brooker & Son, after Francis Cruikshank
mezzotint, published 1 May 1861 (circa 1855)
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Francis Holl, by George Zobel, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Sir Francis Grant
mezzotint, published 11 September 1865
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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by John Alfred Vinter, published by Day & Son Ltd, after George Housman Thomas
lithograph, published 17 October 1865
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