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

Sitter in 22 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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D39712

Cecil John Rhodes

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

D42820

Cecil John Rhodes

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