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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, published by Thomas McLean - NPG D5459

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 April 1841
NPG D5459

'The New Ministry - the Cabinet', January 1853, by Frederick James Smyth - NPG D45901

'The New Ministry - the Cabinet', January 1853

by Frederick James Smyth
wood engraving, published 8 January 1853
NPG D45901

The House of Commons, 1860, by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after  John Phillip - NPG D1396

The House of Commons, 1860

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after John Phillip
mezzotint, 1863 or after
NPG D1396

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, circa 1857
NPG x11966

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, circa 1857
NPG Ax38736

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Camille Silvy
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860
NPG x11971

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by John Watkins
albumen print, circa 1861
NPG Ax7289

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x11969

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Henry Hering
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG x11970

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Camille Silvy
albumen print, 1862-1866
NPG Ax59148

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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
NPG Ax15857

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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
NPG D10957

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Coach-Dinner - Castle Inn - Windsor

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 December 1838
NPG D46344

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The Game of Pope Joan

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 December 1839
NPG D46355

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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
NPG D39519

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To Mr John Bull, &c. &c.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 May 1840
NPG D46358

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

after George Richmond
stipple engraving, (1852)
NPG D14575

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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
NPG D39517

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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
NPG D39518

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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
NPG D39521

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