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Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell (1813-1886), Politician; MP for several constituencies and Secretary of State for War

Sitter in 23 portraits
Statesman; first elected M.P. 1842; first had office as secretary to the treasury under Peel 1845-6; president of the Board of Trade 1852-5; colonial secretary 1864-6; secretary of war under Gladstone 1868-74, when the purchase of commissions was abolished.

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5116

Gladstone's Cabinet of 1868

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, 1869-1874
On display at Palace of Westminster, London
NPG 5116

2569

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by Carlo Pellegrini
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 3 April 1869
NPG 2569

Ax17738

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17738

Ax39893

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by Hills & Saunders
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax39893

Ax8542

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax8542

x5628

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG x5628

x197085

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by Samuel Alexander Walker
albumen carte-de-visite, (1862-1866?)
NPG x197085

Ax18279

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG Ax18279

x197084

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x197084

x197260

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1873?
NPG x197260

x5629

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by Lock & Whitfield
woodburytype on paper mount, 1878 or before
NPG x5629

D20671

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by William Holl Jr, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, 1851 or after
NPG D20671

D1396

The House of Commons, 1860

by Thomas Oldham Barlow, after John Phillip
mezzotint, 1863 or after
NPG D1396

D2122

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by Unknown artist
wood engraving, published 1865
NPG D2122

x5627

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x5627

Ax68161

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG Ax68161

Ax8543

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG Ax8543