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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 34 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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Stanley Baldwin; George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, by Sport & General Press Agency Ltd - NPG x139782

Stanley Baldwin; George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

by Sport & General Press Agency Ltd
bromide press print, February 1924
NPG x139782

possibly George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') - NPG D41947

possibly George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41947

possibly George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') - NPG D41948

possibly George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41948

Arthur Balfour, Frederick Temple, Edward White Benson et al, after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') - NPG D41949

Arthur Balfour, Frederick Temple, Edward White Benson et al

after Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
glass lantern slide, circa 1892-1895
NPG D41949

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ('Statesmen. No. 594.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D44599

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston ('Statesmen. No. 594.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 18 June 1892
NPG D44599

George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 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

Another 'Serpent of Old Nile', by Bernard Partridge - NPG D9587

Another 'Serpent of Old Nile'

by Bernard Partridge
pen and ink, 1922
NPG D9587

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The Imperial War Cabinet

by Vandyk
10 x 12 inch glass negative, 25 June 1918
NPG x32123

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George Nathaniel Curzon, Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

by Unknown photographer
photogravure, published 1913
NPG D2243

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