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Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

(1815-1891), Politician, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and leader of the Liberal party

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 51 portraits
Leveson-Gower entered Parliament as a Whig MP in 1837. He transferred to the House of Lords on his father's death in 1846, where his first speech was in favour of the repeal of the Corn Laws. He entered the cabinet, as Paymaster-General, in 1851 and his main work during this period was to assist Prince Albert in the organisation of the Great Exhibition of 1851. Granville's name is mainly associated with his two tenures as Foreign Secretary (1870-4 and 1880-5).

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Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax28469

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873
NPG Ax28469

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG Ax46202

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873
NPG Ax46202

'Politicians - Liberals', published by Hughes & Edmonds - NPG Ax132898

'Politicians - Liberals'

published by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen print, published 1876
NPG Ax132898

'Politicians - Liberals', by Hughes & Edmonds - NPG x197425

'Politicians - Liberals'

by Hughes & Edmonds
albumen cabinet card, 1876
NPG x197425

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

The Liberal Cabinet, 1880

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

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by Lock & Whitfield, published by  Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington - NPG Ax17666

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1882
NPG Ax17666

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x17387

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, July 1882
NPG x17387

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by York & Son, after  Elliott & Fry - NPG x3643

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by York & Son, after Elliott & Fry
glass lantern slide, 1890s (July 1882)
NPG x3643

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96435

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, late 1880s
NPG x96435

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96436

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, late 1880s
NPG x96436

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by Alexander Bassano - NPG x96437

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by Alexander Bassano
half-plate glass negative, late 1880s
NPG x96437

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by William Holl Jr, after  George Richmond - NPG D21357

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by William Holl Jr, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, (1852)
NPG D21357

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by William Holl Jr, after  George Richmond - NPG D20652

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by William Holl Jr, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, (1852)
NPG D20652

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by William Walker, after  (Wilhelm Augustus) Rudolf Lehmann - NPG D34793

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by William Walker, after (Wilhelm Augustus) Rudolf Lehmann
mezzotint, 1853
NPG D34793

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by William Walker, after  (Wilhelm Augustus) Rudolf Lehmann - NPG D34794

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by William Walker, after (Wilhelm Augustus) Rudolf Lehmann
mezzotint, 1853
NPG D34794

'The New Ministry - the Cabinet', January 1853, by Frederick James Smyth, published by  Illustrated London News - NPG D45901

'The New Ministry - the Cabinet', January 1853

by Frederick James Smyth, published by Illustrated London News
wood engraving, published 8 January 1853
NPG D45901

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville ('Statesmen, No. 6', by Carlo Pellegrini - NPG D43370

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville ('Statesmen, No. 6'

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 13 March 1869
NPG D43370

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville ('The Political Four-in-hand'), published by Frederick Arnold, after  Unknown artist - NPG D48252

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville ('The Political Four-in-hand')

published by Frederick Arnold, after Unknown artist
lithograph, published in the Hornet 6 September 1871
NPG D48252

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by George B. Black, after  London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG D34795

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by George B. Black, after London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
lithograph, 1875 (1873)
NPG D34795

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville, by Joseph Brown, published by  Edward S. Palmer - NPG D34797

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

by Joseph Brown, published by Edward S. Palmer
stipple engraving, published 5 April 1875
NPG D34797

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