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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

(1812-1900), Philanthropist; wife of William Ewart Gladstone

Sitter in 47 portraits
Catherine Glynne married William Ewart Gladstone in 1838, and although their marriage was difficult at times, William relied on the support of his wife throughout his career. Catherine would run their household, offer political advice, and even sometimes act as his secretary, whilst raising their eight children. William greatly respected Catherine's opinion, and would write to her daily during their frequent periods apart. When she died in 1900, she was buried alongside her husband at Westminster Abbey.

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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne), by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127434

Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1898
NPG x127434

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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1870s-1900s
NPG x22232

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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by George Watmough Webster & Son
albumen cabinet card, 1870s-1900s
NPG x7934

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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne)

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 31 March 1879
NPG x22231

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Catherine Gladstone (née Glynne); William Ewart Gladstone

by Herbert Rose Barraud
platinotype cabinet card, 25 July 1889
NPG x5978

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Henry Neville Gladstone, 1st Baron Gladstone of Hawarden on his wedding day with his wife and parents

by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron (later The Cameron Studio)
photogravure, 30 January 1890
NPG x9402

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