Search the Collection

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland (1818-1906), Politician, First Commissioner of Works and MP for several constituencies

Sitter in 32 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.

List Thumbnail

Ax15880

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by James Russell & Sons
carbon print
NPG Ax15880

Ax38723

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

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

x22142

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

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

Ax15854

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by William Walker
albumen print, circa 1867
NPG Ax15854

Ax27784

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

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

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

Ax15966

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Alexander Bassano
carbon print, 1880s
NPG Ax15966

x3662

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Elliott & Fry
lantern slide, 1890s
NPG x3662

D39960

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

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

D39961

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

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

D44020

"Birth, Behaviour & Business"

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

D39962

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

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

Place

Tell us moreback to top

Can you tell us more about this person? Spotted an error, something missing, or do you know anything that we don't know? If you have any information to share please complete the form below

What can you tell us?close

There are occasions when we are unsure of the identity of a sitter or artist, their life dates, occupation or have not recorded their family relationships. Sometimes we have not recorded the date of a portrait. Do you have specialist knowledge or a particular interest about any aspect of the portrait or sitter or artist that you can share with us? We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist.

Citationclose

How do you know this? Please could you let us know your source of information.

* Permission to publish (Privacy information)
Privacy Informationclose

The National Portrait Gallery will NOT use your information to contact you or store for any other purpose than to investigate or display your contribution. By ticking permission to publish you are indicating your agreement for your contribution to be shown on this collection item page. Please note your email address will not be displayed on the page nor will it be used for any marketing material or promotion of any kind.

Please ensure your comments are relevant and appropriate. Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. All contributions are moderated.

Your nameclose

If you tick permission to publish your name will appear above your contribution on our website.

Your Emailclose

Contributions are moderated. We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published.