Tony Benn at Blackpool Labour Party conference
Tony Benn (Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn, formerly 2nd Viscount Stansgate, b 1925), Labour politician, former Cabinet Minister and currently President of the Stop the War Coalition. Seen here on 3rd October 1990 when he was wanting to speak at the Blackpool conference, on an emergency resolution about the Gulf, but was not called by the chair of the session.
© Mary Evans / Marx Memorial Library
The Earl of Derby's Cabinet, 1867
Engraving showing the Cabinet of then Prime Minister, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby (1799-1869). The Earl is in the centre image and surrounding him are (from top left, clockwise): Spencer Horatio Walpole; the Duke of Buckingham; Lord Stanley; Sir J. Pakington; the Earl of Malmesbury and General Peel.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
Mrs Leslie and her Children - Cabinet portrait photograph
A beautiful Cabinet portrait photograph of Mrs Emily Maria Louisa Leslie (formerly Massy- Beresford) (died 1890) and her Children. Pictured are Mrs Leslie with her sons Charles St. John Lawrence Leslie (1877-1891) and Cecil George Leslie (1879-1919). Cecil gained the rank of Major in the 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales' Own), awarded the Military Cross (M.C.). Photograph taken in March, 1884. Emily's husband was Cecil Edward St. Lawrence Leslie (1843-1930), whom she married on 31st October 1876. Date: 1184
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection