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John Walter

(1818-1894), Newspaper proprietor and politician

Sitter in 8 portraits

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John Walter, by Unknown photographer - NPG P1700(10a)

John Walter

by Unknown photographer
albumen print, before 1894
NPG P1700(10a)

John Walter, by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Eglington & Co - NPG Ax5515

John Walter

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1891
NPG Ax5515

John Walter, by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax9954

John Walter

by Unknown photographer
albumen carte-de-visite
NPG Ax9954

John Walter, by Samuel Bellin, after  John Lucas - NPG D38520

John Walter

by Samuel Bellin, after John Lucas
stipple engraving, published 1853
NPG D38520

John Walter, by Samuel Bellin, after  John Lucas - NPG D38521

John Walter

by Samuel Bellin, after John Lucas
stipple engraving, published 1853
NPG D38521

John Walter ('Statesmen. no. 371.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44030

John Walter ('Statesmen. no. 371.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 10 September 1881
NPG D44030

John Walter, printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son - NPG D46151

John Walter

printed by Vincent Brooks, Day & Son
lithograph, published in The Country Gentleman, Sporting Gazette and Agricultural Journal 29 August 1885
NPG D46151

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Vanity Fair Panel no. 3 (Edmund Beckett (né Edmund Beckett Denison), 1st Baron Grimthorpe; Sir John Hay Athole Macdonald, Lord Kingsburgh; James Monro; Charles Kearns Deane Tanner; Sir Walter Gilbey, 1st Bt; Sir Frederick Charles Arthur Stephenson; G...)

by Sir Leslie Ward, and Carlo Pellegrini, and Liborio Prosperi ('Lib'), and Théobald Chartran ('T'), and Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.'), and Sir John Paget Mellor, 1st Bt
chromolithographs pasted onto wooden panel, assembled from prints published 1881-1890
NPG D39293

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