Sir Albert Rollit




10.6 x 6.3 cm (4 ¼ x 2 ½ inches)

Spy's feature caricature in Vanity Fair, facing p. 160 in Forty Years of 'Spy'.

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Sir Albert Kaye Rollit (1842-1922) was both a solicitor, the Mayor of Hull (1883 to 1885), and the Conservative member for South Islington from 1886 to 1905. His private member's bill in favour of women's suffrage failed narrowly in 1892.

Photograph and text 2023 by Philip V. Allingham.

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  • Sir Benjamin Disraeli (Statesmen, No. 1) 30 January 1869
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  • Dizzy and Monty (The Earl Beaconsfield and Mr. Montagu Corry)
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