The National Portrait Gallery Volume 2

The National Portrait Gallery Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...Besides his achievements as a statesman, Disraeli made a name for himself as a novelist, with 'Coningsby, ' 'Sybil, ' 'Lothair, ' 'Endymion, ' etc. Presented by the Committee of the National Memorial to Lord Beaconsfield, 1892. (025.) ANOTHER PORTRaIT. A bust, larger than hYc, modelled in plaster, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, Bart., R.A. A study for the statue in Westminster Abbey. Purchased, 1891. (860.) ANOTHER PORTRaIT. A statuette, modelled in Paris, in 1878-79, by Lord Ronald Sutherland Gower. Presented by the artist, a Trustee of the Gallery, 1882. (652.). Another Portrait. Painted in 1829 by Kenneth Macleay, R.S.A. Purchased, 1901. (1293.) RICHARD COBDEN. 1804-1865. Painted by Lowes Dickinson.1 Statesman. Eminent especially from. the eloquence of his speeches both at public meetings and in Parliament, from the foremost part which he took inr effecting the repeal of the. Corn Laws, and from his successful negotiation of the commercial treaty with France. Presented by 474 members of the Reform Club, 1870. (316.) Another Portrait. marble bust, sculptured in 1866 by Thomas Woolner, R.A..Presented by Mrs. Cobden, 1867. (219.) JOHN BRIGHT. 1811-1889. Painted in 1870 by Walter William Ouless, R.A. The eminent statesman and orator. One of the leading members of. the Anti-Corn Law League in 1859. With Richard Cobden he was one-of the chief leaders' in the agitation for free trade. President of-the Board of Trade, .1868, and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in 1873 and in j881. He was a member of the Society of Friends, a confirmed Radical, and an unflinching supporter of peace, financial reform, and a commercial policy. Presented by Leopold Salomons, Esq., ' 1889. (817.) Another Por Trai T. Plaster bust modelted by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, Bart, R.A....show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236559541
  • 9781236559548