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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

(1818-1906), Politician, First Commissioner of Works and MP for several constituencies

Sitter in 33 portraits
Manners entered parliament as a Tory MP in 1841. He was a leading figure in the Young England movement that was led by Benjamin Disraeli. This idealistic movement asserted the need for a social politics, led by a regenerated aristocracy. Manners was an unswerving supporter of Disraeli, and acted as his counsellor on public affairs and political tactics. This loyalty earned him a place in all Conservative governments between 1852 and 1892. He held cabinet posts as First Commissioner of Works, Postmaster-General and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG 5785

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 20 November 1869
NPG 5785

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG x14253

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen print, arched top, published April 1859
NPG x14253

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by John Watkins - NPG Ax17742

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17742

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by United Association of Photography Limited - NPG Ax8617

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by United Association of Photography Limited
wothlytype carte-de-visite, 1864-1867
NPG Ax8617

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by John Watkins - NPG Ax29970

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1868 or before
NPG Ax29970

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by Lock & Whitfield, published by  Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington - NPG Ax17551

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1878
NPG Ax17551

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by Lock & Whitfield - NPG x133401

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Lock & Whitfield
woodburytype, 1878 or before
NPG x133401

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by Ladislas Nievsky (Niewsky), for  London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x22144

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Ladislas Nievsky (Niewsky), for London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1885
NPG x22144

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x22145

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by James Russell & Sons
woodburytype, published 21 March 1891
NPG x22145

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x22146

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by James Russell & Sons
carbon print, (circa 1891)
NPG x22146

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

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland ('Statesmen, No. 26.'), by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG D43406

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland ('Statesmen, No. 26.')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 20 November 1869
NPG D43406

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by Charles Holl, after  Henry Tanworth Wells - NPG D20712

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Charles Holl, after Henry Tanworth Wells
stipple engraving, (1872)
NPG D20712

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by Charles Holl, after  Henry Tanworth Wells - NPG D18075

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Charles Holl, after Henry Tanworth Wells
stipple engraving, (1872)
NPG D18075

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, by Faustin Betbeder ('Faustin') - NPG D23041

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Faustin Betbeder ('Faustin')
chromolithograph, 1874
NPG D23041

"Birth, Behaviour & Business", by Théobald Chartran ('T') - NPG D44020

"Birth, Behaviour & Business"

by Théobald Chartran ('T')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 5 July 1881
NPG D44020

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland, after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland - NPG D23356

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1893
NPG D23356

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by James Russell & Sons
carbon print
NPG Ax15880

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax38723

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by United Association of Photography Limited
wothlytype carte-de-visite, 1864-1867
NPG x22142

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by William Walker
albumen print, circa 1867
NPG Ax15854

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
woodburytype, 1870s
NPG Ax27784

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Alexander Bassano
carbon print, 1880s
NPG Ax15966

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Elliott & Fry
glass lantern slide, 1890s
NPG x3662

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by and published by William Walker, after Richard Buckner
mezzotint, published 1 January 1853
NPG D39960

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by and published by William Walker, after Richard Buckner
mezzotint, published 1 January 1853
NPG D39961

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John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Walter William Ouless
photograph, (1886)
NPG D39962

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A Fox Hunting Constellation

by 'Bede'
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 7 December 1905
NPG D45304

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