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John George Dodson, 1st Baron Monk Bretton

(1825-1897), Politician; Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons

Sitter in 6 portraits

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The Liberal Cabinet, 1880, by Unknown photographer - NPG x5984

The Liberal Cabinet, 1880

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1880
NPG x5984

John George Dodson, 1st Baron Monk Bretton ('Statesmen, No. 100.'), by Jacques Joseph 'James' Tissot - NPG D43514

John George Dodson, 1st Baron Monk Bretton ('Statesmen, No. 100.')

by Jacques Joseph 'James' Tissot
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 16 December 1871
NPG D43514

"The Cabinet Council, 1883" (Gladstone and 13 colleagues)

by Théobald Chartran ('T')
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 27 November 1883
NPG D44149

John George Dodson, 1st Baron Monk Bretton ('Statesmen. No. 629.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44683

John George Dodson, 1st Baron Monk Bretton ('Statesmen. No. 629.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 25 January 1894
NPG D44683

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John George Dodson, 1st Baron Monk Bretton

by Hennah & Kent
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax68145

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