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George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston (1859-1925), Politician; Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, traveller and Viceroy of India

Sitter associated with 26 portraits
Entered Parliament as an MP in 1886. He spent much of the next eight years travelling around the world. He served in various government roles before being appointed Viceroy of India in 1899. In 1903, a vast durbar was held in Delhi to celebrate the accession of King Edward VII. Planned entirely by the viceroy, this occasion has often been seen as the peak of the British Empire in India. On his return to England Curzon served as leader of the House of Lords, a member of Lloyd-George's war cabinet, and as Foreign Secretary after the First World War. He was responsible for devising the Remembrance Day service, one of his most lasting achievements.

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P1700(44a)

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

by Unknown photographer
printing-out paper print, 1890s
NPG P1700(44a)

2534

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

by John Cooke, after John Singer Sargent
oil on canvas, (1914)
On display in the Curzon Bedroom at Montacute House
NPG 2534

x7089

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
bromide print, 1890s
NPG x7089

x197002

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

by Elliott & Fry, published by Ogden's
halftone cigarette card, published circa 1898-1911
NPG x197002

x136548

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

published by Ogden's
cigarette card, published circa 1899-1905
NPG x136548

x7088

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
vintage bromide postcard print, circa 1903
NPG x7088

x136026

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

by Bourne & Shepherd, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
vintage bromide postcard print, 1903
NPG x136026

x136612

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

by Bourne & Shepherd, published by Virtue & Co
photogravure, 1903
NPG x136612

x32125

The Imperial War Cabinet

by Vandyk
negative, 25 June 1918
NPG x32125

D7689

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

by Sir Leslie Ward
pencil and watercolour, study for drawing published in Vanity Fair 18 June 1892
NPG D7689

D9587

Another 'Serpent of Old Nile'

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pen and ink, 1922
NPG D9587

Ax15972

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

by James Russell & Sons
carbon print
NPG Ax15972