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Leopold Stennett Amery (1873-1955), Politician; Secretary of State for India and writer

Sitter in 24 portraits
Amery was an advocate of Imperial unity, seeing the British Empire as a force for justice and progress in the world. He supported the evolution of the dominions into independent nations bound to Britain by many ties. He was chief correspondent for The Times during the 1899-1902 Boer War and remained on the staff of that paper until 1909. Entering Parliament in 1911, Amery was made a privy councillor in 1922. Apart from a period as First Lord of the Admiralty, he spent the rest of his career as a minister in imperial departments. In 1925, he created the Dominions Office, which later became the Commonwealth Relations Office. He was also Secretary of State for India and Burma (1940-5).

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5859

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Sir David Low
pencil, published in The Graphic 30 April 1927
NPG 5859

4300

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Sir (Herbert) James Gunn
oil on canvas, 1942
NPG 4300

x24070

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1917
NPG x24070

x32125

The Imperial War Cabinet

by Vandyk
negative, 25 June 1918
NPG x32125

x81106

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 23 November 1921
NPG x81106

x81107

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 23 November 1921
NPG x81107

x2444

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1930
NPG x2444

x2445

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1930
NPG x2445

x83923

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 16 December 1938
NPG x83923

x14005

Leopold Stennett Amery; Florence Amery (née Greenwood)

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1944
NPG x14005

x14004

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1944
NPG x14004

x163179

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1952
NPG x163179

D2604

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Tom Cottrell
cigarette card, 1929
NPG D2604

x81918

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81918

x67948

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1917
NPG x67948

x158150

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 November 1918
NPG x158150

x158151

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 18 November 1918
NPG x158151

x2446

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1930
NPG x2446

x156009

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 16 December 1938
NPG x156009

x156010

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 16 December 1938
NPG x156010

x163134

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Walter Stoneman
negative, September 1941
NPG x163134

x163135

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Walter Stoneman
negative, September 1941
NPG x163135

x163136

Leopold Stennett Amery

by Walter Stoneman
negative, September 1941
NPG x163136