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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

(1792-1878), Prime Minister and writer

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 249 portraits
As a Member of Parliament for the Whig party from 1813, Lord John Russell's efforts to reform Parliament contributed to the introduction of the Reform Act in 1832. Prime Minister 1846-52 and 1865-6, and Foreign Secretary 1859-65, he exemplified the Whig doctrines of civil rights, toleration of dissent and respect for education.

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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Lowes Cato Dickinson - NPG 5222

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Lowes Cato Dickinson
oil on canvas, 1855-1867
NPG 5222

Engraving after 'The Coalition Ministry, 1854', by William Walker, after  Sir John Gilbert - NPG 1125a

Engraving after 'The Coalition Ministry, 1854'

by William Walker, after Sir John Gilbert
engraving, 1857
NPG 1125a

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Caldesi, Blanford & Co - NPG Ax29967

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax29967

Collage of 101 figures, compiled by Cecilia Mary Jocelyn (née Elliot), after  Disdéri, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, after  Camille Silvy, and after  Unknown photographers - NPG Ax129160

Collage of 101 figures

compiled by Cecilia Mary Jocelyn (née Elliot), after Disdéri, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, after Camille Silvy, and after Unknown photographers
albumen print collage, 1860s
NPG Ax129160

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Caldesi, Blanford & Co - NPG x15128

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite on card mount, early 1860s
NPG x15128

Carte-de-visite photomontage featuring John Russell, John Bright and others.., by Unknown photographer - NPG x4330

Carte-de-visite photomontage featuring John Russell, John Bright and others..

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite photomontage, 1860s
NPG x4330

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