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Cursive signature in ink
Three portraits; a man and two women
A young man of vaguely Semitic appearance, with long and curly black hair
Two men and two women
Two men of Victorian appearance
A portrait of a young woman with elaborately styled brown hair, tied up with a blue bow
A stately-looking gentleman in a dark suit, sitting with a book
A middle-aged man in Victorian clothes
A young man with dark hair and huge sideburns
Four men, the second of whom wears a wig resembling that of a judge, and the fourth of whom wears clerical clothes
Two gentlemen; the second has an impressive beard
A map. See description
A death mask resembling Disraeli
The cover of a book, entitled "Sybil; or, the Two Nations"
A depiction of the murder of Julius Caesar, with Robert Peel portrayed as Caesar, and British political rivals depicted as his assassins
A caricature showing Gladstone on a donkey, marked "reform", being held back by Disraeli and a working-class man, who are holding the donkey's tail
Disraeli and Derby, caricatured as chefs, set a dish before Queen Victoria. On the outside of the dish are the names of Conservative parliamentary bils; within are the faces of Liberal politicians
A parody of "Cox and Box"; Gladstone (Cox) challenges Disraeli (Box) to a fight.
An illustration from "Through the Looking Glass", featuring the man in white paper, who is based on Disraeli
Randolph Churchill stands with a look of pride; behind him a tall, ghostly Disraeli stands, also looking proud
A statue on a podium