John Poyntz Spencer Vanity Fair Print

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The Red Earl

Earl Spencer

Earl Spencer

 

Description

John Poyntz Spencer Vanity Fair Print

John Poyntz Spencer, 5th Earl Spencer, KG, PC (27 October 1835 – 13 August 1910), known as Viscount Althorp from 1845 to 1857 and also known as the Red Earl because of his distinctive long red beard, was a British Liberal Party politician under, and close friend of, British prime minister William Ewart Gladstone. He was twice Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.

Original Lithograph of Earl Spencer with the caption at the bottom of the print: The Messenger of Peace

Published: 02-Jul-1870 Signed by: APE, Carlo Pellegrini . Dimensions approximately 23cm x 35cm.

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