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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

(1784-1865), Prime Minister

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 146 portraits
Politician who served twice as Prime Minister. He was in government office almost continuously from 1807 until his death in 1865, beginning his parliamentary career as a Tory and concluding it as a Liberal. He served successively as: Secretary at War (1809-28); Foreign Secretary (1830-41 and 1846-51); Home Secretary (1853-5) and Prime Minister (1855-8 and 1859-65). He is best remembered for his direction of British foreign policy through a period when the United Kingdom was at the height of its colonial power. His vigorous policy of intervention, often controversial at the time, made him one of the greatest Victorian statesman and among the most powerful figures in European politics.

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by Samuel Alexander Walker, for  William Walker & Sons - NPG Ax29682

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Samuel Alexander Walker, for William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
NPG Ax29682

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by Samuel Alexander Walker, for  William Walker & Sons - NPG x38985

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by Samuel Alexander Walker, for William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
NPG x38985

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by William Walker & Sons - NPG Ax10074

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by William Walker & Sons
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865
NPG Ax10074

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ('A noble viscount'), by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by  Thomas McLean - NPG D13342

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston ('A noble viscount')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
etching, published 1828
NPG D13342

The Noddle Bazaar, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41017

The Noddle Bazaar

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 September 1830
NPG D41017

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake.  A Hint to Cabinet Makers, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41035

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake. A Hint to Cabinet Makers

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 December 1830
NPG D41035

'The Lame Leading the Blind', by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41112

'The Lame Leading the Blind'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 January 1832
NPG D41112

Hunt the Slipper, or 'Cherche Qui Peut', by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Meifred, Lemercier & Co, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41118

Hunt the Slipper, or 'Cherche Qui Peut'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Meifred, Lemercier & Co, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 March 1832
NPG D41118

A Battle Royal or A Set-to for a Crown, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41146

A Battle Royal or A Set-to for a Crown

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 3 July 1832
NPG D41146

A Show Up!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41151

A Show Up!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 August 1832
NPG D41151

The Fifth of November or the Gun Powder Plot, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41164

The Fifth of November or the Gun Powder Plot

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 November 1832
NPG D41164

A Venerable Spider & A Buzzing Fly, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41165

A Venerable Spider & A Buzzing Fly

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 November 1832
NPG D41165

The Cat's Paw (Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Prince de Benevento; Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41167

The Cat's Paw (Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Prince de Benevento; Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 November 1832
NPG D41167

Seconding a Motion or the Party of the Movement, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41217

Seconding a Motion or the Party of the Movement

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 August 1833
NPG D41217

A New Variation & Acccompaniment to an Old Tune, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41257

A New Variation & Acccompaniment to an Old Tune

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 May 1834
NPG D41257

Blind-Man's-Buff, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41267

Blind-Man's-Buff

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 July 1834
NPG D41267

Actaeon, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41274

Actaeon

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 September 1834
NPG D41274

Receiving the Fatal News!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41290

Receiving the Fatal News!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 December 1834
NPG D41290

Unhappy Ghosts Crossing the Styx, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41293

Unhappy Ghosts Crossing the Styx

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 December 1834
NPG D41293

The Hopposition 'Buses!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41304

The Hopposition 'Buses!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 28 January 1835
NPG D41304

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