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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

(1830-1903), Prime Minister

Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

Sitter associated with 81 portraits
Conservative politician who was elected prime minister on three separate occasions: 1885-6, 1886-92 and 1895-1902. Salisbury entered the House of Commons in 1853 as MP for Stamford, Lincolnshire until he was raised to the peerage in 1868. He also served as Secretary of State for India under Disraeli (1874-8) and as Foreign Secretary (1878-80, 1887-92 and 1895-1900). He was a staunch imperialist and an opponent of reforms under liberal governments.

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by James Russell & Sons
carbon print
NPG Ax15946

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by James Russell & Sons
carbon print
NPG Ax15968

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by James Russell & Sons
carbon print
NPG Ax16098

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by James Russell & Sons
woodburytype
NPG x22340

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by James Russell & Sons
carbon print
NPG x22342

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, 1880s
NPG x9068

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x96132

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x96133

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x96134

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x96135

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, 1883
NPG x96136

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1893
NPG x91290

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
NPG Ax27715

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite
NPG Ax38731

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by Unknown photographer
woodburytype
NPG x22341

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41934

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Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41935

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Arthur Balfour, Frederick Temple, Edward White Benson et al

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41949

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The Walrus and the Carpenter

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41956

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