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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 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 Alexander Bassano
carbon print, 1880s
NPG Ax15966

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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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