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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

(1792-1878), Prime Minister and writer

Sitter in 243 portraits
As a Member of Parliament for the Whig party from 1813, Lord John Russell's efforts to reform Parliament contributed to the introduction of the Reform Act in 1832. Prime Minister 1846-52 and 1865-6, and Foreign Secretary 1859-65, he exemplified the Whig doctrines of civil rights, toleration of dissent and respect for education.

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An Agricultural Subject, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment - NPG D41612

An Agricultural Subject

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 5 May 1841
NPG D41612

Vingt-Un Versus Fives!, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment - NPG D41613

Vingt-Un Versus Fives!

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 5 May 1841
NPG D41613

The Corn Doctors, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41617

The Corn Doctors

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by General Lithographic Establishment, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 15 May 1841
NPG D41617

Steering between Scylla and Charybdis, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean, printed by  General Lithographic Establishment - NPG D41618

Steering between Scylla and Charybdis

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean, printed by General Lithographic Establishment
lithograph, published 19 May 1841
NPG D41618

'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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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x15127

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x15129

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG x15132

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG x15137

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by A. Marion & Co
albumen print on photographer's mount, 1861
NPG Ax7290

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, 1861
NPG Ax129008

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax68159

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG Ax68163

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

printed and published by William Walker
albumen print, 1863, published 1865
NPG Ax15862

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Unknown artist
lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D39926

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by William Bernard Cooke, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published June 1825
NPG D39923

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The Political Bellman

by Robert Seymour, published by E. King
hand-coloured etching, circa January 1828
NPG D46052

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Rebellion in the School of Reform

published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 21 March 1831
NPG D46059

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