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Choose from 40 pictures in our Viscount Palmerston collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Letter from Henry John Temple to RB Hoppner, 18th June 1832.Artist: Lord Palmerston

Letter from Henry John Temple to RB Hoppner, 18th June 1832. Letter written from the Foreign Office by Henry John Temple, Viscount Palmerston as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, to RB Hoppner, British representative at Lisbon. The letter discusses the course to be followed by British subjects in the case of an outbreak of hostilities on the landing of (King) Dom Pedro, and enclosing a copy of a dispatch from Henry Addington, Minister of Madrid. From the fifth series of Facsimiles of royal, historical, literary and other autographs in the Department of Manuscripts, British Museum: Series I-V. (London, 1899).

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'The Dowry', 1863. Artist: John Tenniel

'The Dowry', 1863. 'Mr. Bull. There, Pam! There's The Trifle Of Money For The Marriage. Ah! How Much Better Than Some United States, Eh? John Bull hands over the first year's allowance from the brimming coffers of public funds. The Prince of Wales was shortly due to marry the beautiful Princess Alexandra of Denmark. Therefore, in accordance with Palmerston's proposal, it was agreed that an allowance of £100, 000 per annum should be made to the Prince of Wales. As £60, 000 was already received from the Duchy of Cornwall, only £40, 000 of this had to be found. A further £10, 000 was voted for the personal use of the Princess of Wales, making a total 'Dowry' of £50, 000 per annum. The 'united state' of marriage is compared very favourably to the 'United States' of America, still at this time deep in the throes of the Civil War. From Punch, or the London Charivari, February 28, 1863.

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Beggar my Neighbour, 1861

Beggar my Neighbour, 1861. Napoleon III, in a game of cards with Palmerston, has laid what he believes to be a trump in the shape of the French ship 'La Gloire'. Palmerston, however, has a higher trump in the form of the more technologically advanced British ship, 'Warrior'. Each man has a sack full of funds on the floor at his feet. The implication is that, no matter how much the French were to invest in their navy, the British would always remain one step ahead, no matter what the cost to both nations. In March 1861, Lord Clarence Paget published his Navy Estimates which showed the funds required being some £12m. In the belief that France was pouring funds into her navy to bring it up to the standard of the British Navy, it was essential, said Lord Paget, that increasing funds were made available to the nation's navy to ensure that recent developments in the use of iron for ships were advanced. From Punch, or the London Charivari, March 23, 1861.

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