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Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902), Imperialist, statesman in South Africa and mining entrepreneur

Sitter in 24 portraits
Imperialist and benefactor; shaped the economic and political development of South Africa; extended British influence into what is now Zimbabwe; compromised by the Jameson Raid, 1895, but remained enormously influential; endowed Rhodes scholarships.

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Cecil John Rhodes

published by Charles Sheard, after Unknown artist
chromolithograph, 1899
NPG D42820


Cecil John Rhodes

by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, circa 1901; published circa 1902
NPG x197841


Cecil John Rhodes ('Men of the Day. No. 503.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 28 March 1891
NPG D44535


Cecil John Rhodes

after Sir (Samuel) Luke Fildes
photograph, 1955 or before (1899)
NPG D39712