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Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis (1891-1969), Field Marshal

Sitter in 46 portraits
Soldier and Governor General of Canada. In the First World War, Alexander commanded a battalion on the Western Front, winning the MC in 1915 and the DSO in 1916. With Montgomery he supervised the evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940. He became Commander-in-Chief, Middle East, in 1942 and helped to achieve victory in North Africa (1943). After the War, Alexander was appointed Governor General of Canada. He was made an earl on his return to Britain in 1952 and became Minister for Defence (1952-4).

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P457

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bertram Park
vintage bromide print, 24 February 1941
NPG P457

4689

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by John Gilroy
oil on paper, 1957
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4689

x81110

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 April 1922
NPG x81110

x81111

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 April 1922
NPG x81111

x81112

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 April 1922
NPG x81112

x81113

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 April 1922
NPG x81113

x81959

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate copy negative, 1942 (1922)
NPG x81959

x127630

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 13 November 1945
NPG x127630

x31820

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x31820

x73147

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 13 November 1945
NPG x73147

x73148

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 13 November 1945
NPG x73148

x73149

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 13 November 1945
NPG x73149

x187589

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187589

x187590

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187590

x174619

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Bassano & Vandyk Studios, after Sir Oswald Birley
half-plate film negative, 3 July 1969 (1946)
NPG x174619

x39377

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Paul Laib
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1946
NPG x39377

x39378

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Paul Laib
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1946
NPG x39378

x39379

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Paul Laib
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1946
NPG x39379

x2561

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1946
NPG x2561

x2564

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1946
NPG x2564

x2565

Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1946
NPG x2565

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