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Frederick Temple (1821-1902), Archbishop of Canterbury

Sitter in 27 portraits
Ordained in 1846 and in the same year accepted the headship of Kneller Hall, a college for the training of masters of workhouses and penal schools. In 1855 he became a school inspector, until being appointed Headmaster of Rugby School. He reformed many aspects of the school and was considered a stimulating intellectual teacher and religious man. In 1869, although reluctant to leave Rugby, he accepted the office of Bishop of Exeter. In 1885 he was transferred to the Bishopric of London. On the sudden death of Archbishop Benson in 1896, though now seventy-six years of age, he was appointed Archbishop of Canterbury. His second son, William Temple, became Archbishop of Canterbury years later.

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Frederick Temple

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
bromide print
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Frederick Temple

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1880s
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Frederick Temple

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
bromide print, 1882
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Frederick Temple

by James Russell & Sons, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
vintage bromide postcard print, early 1900s (1896)
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Edward White Benson; possibly Randall Thomas Davidson, Baron Davidson of Lambeth; Frederick Temple

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
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Edward White Benson; Frederick Temple

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