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John Stuart Mill (1806-1873), Social philosopher, economist and advocate of women's rights

Sitter in 19 portraits
Political thinker and philosopher; wrote many works devoted to expanding and humanising utilitarian philosophy; deeply concerned with social welfare; the most influential thinker of his time, personifying the best of mid-Victorian liberal opinion. His autobiography, a pioneering essay in psychological self-analysis, is one of the most significant of the Victorian era. A philosopher and economist, Mill is best known for his political and moral works including On Liberty. The autobiography concentrates on Mill's personal and intellectual development, including the mental crisis he suffered in his youth, which lead him to reject many of the educational theories of his father, James Mill.

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John Stuart Mill

by John & Charles Watkins, or by John Watkins
albumen print, partially over-painted in ink wash, 1865
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John Stuart Mill

replica by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1873
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
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John Stuart Mill

by Harry Furniss
pen and ink
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John Stuart Mill

by John Watkins, or by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
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John Stuart Mill

by John Watkins, or by John & Charles Watkins, printed by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1865 (1870s)
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John Stuart Mill

by John & Charles Watkins, or by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
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John Stuart Mill

by John Watkins, or by John & Charles Watkins, printed by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, 1865 (1900s)
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John Stuart Mill

by John Watkins, or by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print on card mount, 1865
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John Stuart Mill

by John Watkins, or by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
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John Stuart Mill

by John & Charles Watkins, or by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
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John Stuart Mill

by John Watkins, by John & Charles Watkins
albumen print, 1865
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John Stuart Mill

by Sir Leslie Ward
pencil and watercolour, study for drawing published in Vanity Fair 29 March 1873
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John Stuart Mill

by John Watkins, or by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
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John Stuart Mill

by John & Charles Watkins, or by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
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John Stuart Mill

by John & Charles Watkins, or by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
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John Stuart Mill

by Unknown photographer
albumen print
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John Stuart Mill

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after George Frederic Watts
etching, (1873)
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