A Framed Stevengraph Silk Portrait of the Rt. Hon. William Gladstone. Housed within a D shaped mount and gilded frame, circa 1886.
William Ewart Gladstone was born in Liverpool in 1809. He first entered Parliament in 1833 as the Member for Newark and in 1847 as the Member for the University of Oxford. He later became a successful Chancellor of the Exchequer. He was Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1868 to 1874, 1880 to 1885, 1886, and again from 1892 to March 1894. He died in1898.
In very good condition with some minor losses to the ornate detail of the frame.
Approximate weight is 389 grams.
Approximate frame dimensions are 24 cm length and 18.7 cm width.