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'War', Colonel Frederick Arthur Stanley, 1879

Chromolithograph by Vincent Brooks Day and Son after Carlo Pellegrini ('Ape'). Published by 'Vanity Fair', 24 May 1879.

Full length caricature portrait of Colonel Frederick Arthur Stanley (1841-1908, later 16th Earl of Derby, in civilian dress.

Stanley served as a captain in the Grenadier Guards before pursuing a career in politics. He was Secretary of State for War at the time of this portrait. Stanley's connections with the military continued with his part-time service with the Royal Lancashire Militia. He became Honorary Colonel of the King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) in 1886.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1998-06-66-1


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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