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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin (1867-1947), Prime Minister

Sitter in 70 portraits
Conservative politician and three times Prime Minister during the 1920s and 1930s. Baldwin's premierships saw two major political events, the General Strike and the Abdication of Edward VIII. In both he acted with judgement and his popular public broadcasts brought the nation through the crises. After 1939, Baldwin was criticised for supposed failures on rearmament in the lead-up to war. However recent scholarship has restored his reputation revealing that a rearmament programme was in place by the time of Baldwin's retirement in 1937.

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x162893

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, January 1938
NPG x162893

x2694

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x2694

x2695

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x2695

x2696

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x2696

x2697

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x2697

x2698

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1938
NPG x2698

D7480

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

after Francis Dodd
photograph of drawing, early-mid 20th century
NPG D7480

D9914

The Wait-And-Seesaw

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1923
NPG D9914

D9840

Penny-Halfpenny Wise ... (Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin)

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1924
NPG D9840

D2653

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1926
NPG D2653

D9611

The Westminster Follies: Second Edition. New Turns! New Dresses!

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
ink and watercolour on artists' board, 1926
NPG D9611

D9626

Mr. Punch's Fair of British Industries

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
ink and watercolour on artists' board, 1928
NPG D9626

D2605

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Tom Cottrell
chromolithographic cigarette card, 1929
NPG D2605

D9879

The Die-Hard (Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin; Ramsay MacDonald)

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
ink and wash laid down on board, 1930
NPG D9879

D2716

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Unknown artist, issued by Godfrey Phillips
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1932
NPG D2716

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