Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Beaconsfield,” by Henry Charles Fehr (1867-1970[?]). 1890. Hotel Russell (entrance on Russell Square between Guilford Street and Bernard Street, London WC1; all four busts on Guilford Street façade).

Disraeli and his great rival, William Ewart Gladstone, showing the arrangement of the figures on the facade of the hotel.

Left: Lord Salisbury (Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 9th Marquess of Salisbury) and Lord Derby (Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby.

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Four bottom photographs by Robert Freidus. Photographs of Disraeli, formatting, perspective correction, and text by George P. Landow. [Click on photographs for larger images. You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]


Cherry, Bridget, and Nicholas Pevsner. London 7: North. Penguin: Penguin Books, 1998.

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