The Palmerston Cabinet. 1865.
London Publishe Dec.r 11th 1865 by J. Ross, 64, Charlotte St. Fitzroy Square.
Oval lithograph mounted on printed card, very scarce & rare, total printed area 580 x 450mm, 23 x 17¾".
A medallion portrait of Prime Minster Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784-1865), surrounded by portraits of fourteen of his cabinet, including Gladstone. Palmerston has died two months before this print was published, on 18th October 1865, two days before his eighty-first birthday. From left to right, the portraits are: (top)Lord Clarendon, Lord Stanley of Alderley; (row 2) the Duke of Argyll, Lord Cranworth, Lord de Grey; (row 3) Sir George Grey, William Gladstone, Palmerston, Lord Russell, Duke of Somerset; (row 4) Sir L. Wood, Lord Granvile, Edward Cardwell; (row 5) Charles Villiers & Thomas Milner-Gibson.
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