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Original Vanity Fair Spy Prints

We sell original Vanity Fair prints (lithographs), not reproductions.
The normal size of a Vanity Fair print is 10½ by 15½ inches, though this does vary
somewhat by year and publisher over the life of "Vanity Fair."
Whenever possible, we provide the original descriptive text or a copy thereof.

VANITY FAIR "Spy" PRINTS ~ POLITICAL FIGURES (1869-1870)

1869-1870 1871-1872 1873-1874 1875-1877 1878-1879 1880-1881
1882-1883 1884-1886 1887-1889 1890-1892 1893-1894 1895-1914

SEE LINKS TO THE LEFT FOR OTHER CATEGORIES OF VANITY FAIR "SPY" PRINTS

Vanity Fair "Spy" Print Categories
Accountants
Ambassadors from England
Ambassadors to England
Americans
Architects and Engineers
Artists
Automobilists/Balloonists
Aviators
Bankers and Financiers
Billiards
Boxers
Businessmen and Empire Builders
Carriage Drivers
Chancellors of the Exchequer
Chess
Clergy
Cricketers
Criminals
Doctors and Scientists
Dog Judge
Doubles/Groups
Duelling
Explorers and Inventors
Fencing
Fishing
Fox Hunters
Freemasons
Game Hunters
Gymnasts
Horse Trainers
Jockeys
Ladies
Legal
Literary
Military
Miscellaneous
Music
Newspapermen
Orientals
Photographers
Policemen
Politicians
Polo
Prime Ministers
Proofs before lettering
Railway Officials
Red Robed Judges
Roller Skating
Rowing
Royalty
Rugby
Scotsmen
Shipping Officials
Sport Riders
Sports, Misc.
Stock Exchange Officials
Swimming
Teachers
Tennis
Theatre
Track
Trade Union Officials
Turf Devotees
Wagerers
Yachting

Lord Elcho
The Right Honourable
John Bright

Feb. 13, 1869

"Will the sentimental orator be lost in the practical Minister, or will both be extinguished?"

$35

W. E. Forster
The Right Honourable
W. E. Forster

March 6, 1869

"If he is not an advanced liberal, it is for want of advancing himself."

$30

Earl Granville
Earl Granville
March 13, 1869

"The ablest professor in the cabinet of the tact by which power is kept: it is his mission to counteract the talk by which it is won and lost."

$35

The Marquis of Hartington
The Marquis of Hartington
March 27, 1869

"His ability and industry would deserve respect even in a man; in a Marquis they command admiration."

$35

Edward Cardwell
The Right Honourable
Edward Cardwell

April 3, 1869

"If the state is happy that has no history, thrice happy is the Statesman who makes none."


$30

James Stanfeld
The Right Honourable
James Stanfeld

April 10, 1869

"Pour encourager les autres."

$35

The Earl of Clarendon
The Earl of Clarendon
April 24, 1869

"To say that he is the best foreign minister in the country is not much as foreign ministers go; but as times go it is a great deal."

$35

Viscount Sydney
Viscount Sydney
May 1, 1869

"He received the Royal Commands and lengthened the skirts of the Ballet."

$35

Earl Grey
Earl Grey
May 8, 1869

"A privileged person."

sold

Lord Westbury
Lord Westbury
May 15, 1869

"An eminent Christian Man."

$35

Earl de Grey and Ripon
Earl de Grey and Ripon
May 22, 1869

"Qualis ab inepto."

$45

Earl Russell
Earl Russell
June 5, 1869

"The Greatest Liberal Statesman of Modern Times."

sold

Viscount Sydney
The Right Honourable G.J. Goschen
June 12, 1869

"The Theory of Foreign Exchanges."

$35

Lord Stanley
Lord Stanley
June 26, 1869

"He speaks with one party and acts with the other."

$30

The Marquis of Salisbury
The Marquis of Salisbury
July 10,1869

"He is too honest a Tory for his party and his time."

Earl Kimberley
Earl Kimberley
July 16, 1869

"He improves, if possible, but he accepts always the accomplished fact."

$30

The Duke of Somerset
The Duke of Somerset
August 7, 1869

"Proud and sincere, yet liberal and just, he refused to serve under the most humble of premiers."

$30

Chichester S. P. Fortescue
The Right Honourable
Chichester S. P. Fortescue

August 14, 1869

"He married Lady Waldegrave and governed Ireland."

$30

Henry Austin Bruce
The Right Honourable
Henry Austin Bruce

August 21, 1869

"He has gained credit by converting himself to the Ballot; he would gain greater credit by converting himself into an ex-secretary of State for the Home Department."

$35

Lord Carnarvon
Lord Carnarvon
September 11, 1869

"The whole life of that great party to which I thought I had the honour to belong was nothing but a mere organized hypocrisy."

sold

The Duke of Abercorn
The Duke of Abercorn
September 25, 1869

"Promoted from a Viceroyalty to a Dukedom."

$50

Mr. M.E. Grant-Duff, M.P.
Mr. M.E. Grant-Duff, M.P.
October 2, 1869

"A philosophic liberal."

$50

Mr. A. S. Ayrton, M.P.
Mr. A. S. Ayrton, M.P.
October 23, 1869

"Mind and Morality."

$35

The Earl of Shaftesbury
The Earl of Shaftesbury
November 13, 1869

"He is not as other men are, for he is never influenced by party motives."

$28

Lord Manners
The Right Honourable Lord John J.R. Manners, M.P.
November 20, 1869

"Let arts and commerce, laws and learning die, But leave us still our old nobility."

$45

M. Emile Ollivier
M. Emile Ollivier
January 15, 1870

"The Pariliamentary Empire."

$38

Lord Chelmsford
Lord Chelmsford
February 5, 1870

"It is hard to be believed that two political leaders should fall out only because their wives cannot agree."

$32

Sir John Pakington
Sir John Pakington
February 12, 1870

"He was Chairman of Quarter Sessions and reconstructed the Navy."

$32

Sir Robert Peel
Sir Robert Peel
March 19, 1870

"A professor of strong languages."

$45

The Duke of Richmond
The Duke of Richmond
March 26, 1870

"Highly respectable."

$28

Lord Dufferin
Lord Dufferin
April 9, 1870

"an exceptional Irishman."

$45

Mr. Bernal Osborne
Mr. Bernal Osborne
May 28, 1870

"The smart critic."

$35

Vernon-Harcourt
Mr. W.G.G.V. Vernon-Harcourt, M.P.
June 4, 1870

"He was considered an able man till he assumed his own name."

$35

Mr. E.N. Knatchbull-Hugessen, M.P.
Mr. E.N. Knatchbull-Hugessen, M.P.
June 11, 1870

"A promising apprentice."

$30

The Earl of Dudley
The Earl of Dudley
June 18, 1870

"Property."

$30

Viscount Ranelagh
Viscount Ranelagh
June 25, 1870

"He has succeeded in volunteering."

$30

Earl Spencer
Earl Spencer
July 2, 1870

"The Messenger of Peace."

$45


the Marquis of Westminster
The Marquis of Westminster
July 16, 1870

"The richest man in England."

$40

the Marquis of Westminster
The Marquis of Westminster
July 16, 1870

"The richest man in England."

$15

(see condition report)

Lord Elcho
Lord Elcho
July 23, 1870

"His course has been if not a wise, yet a consistent one, and dictated by conscience only."

$35

Lord Henry G. C. Gordon-Lennox
Lord Henry G. C.
Gordon-Lennox

July 30, 1870

"A man of Fashion and Politics."

$35


Lord Halifax
Lord Halifax
Aug. 6, 1870

"He fell off his horse into Peerage."

$35

Mr. C. N. Newdegate
Mr. C. N. Newdegate
Aug. 13, 1870

"A Jesuit in disguise."

$45

Sir Henry L. E. Bulwer
Sir Henry L. E. Bulwer
Aug. 27, 1870

"A superannuated diplomat."

$28

Lord Houghton
Lord Houghton
Sept. 3, 1870

"The cool of the evening."

$34

Mr. Alexander J. Beresford-Hope
Mr. Alexander J. Beresford-Hope
Sept. 10, 1870

"Batavian grace."

$45

Lord Robert Montagu
Lord Robert Montagu
Oct. 1, 1870

"A Working Conservative."

$40

Sir Stafford Northcote
Sir Stafford Northcote
Oct. 8, 1870

"He does his duty to his party, and is fortunate if it happens to be also his duty to his country."

$35

The Hon. J. C. Vivian
The Hon. J. C. Vivian
Nov. 5, 1870

"Always pleasant, always genial."

$24



Sir Roderick Impey Murchison
Sir Roderick Impey Murchison
Nov. 26, 1870

$28
(slight damage, see enlargement)

also see Doctors & Scientists for possible availabilty

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