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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

(1867-1947), Prime Minister

Sitter in 71 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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The Die-Hard (Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin; Ramsay MacDonald), by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge - NPG 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

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin, by Unknown artist, issued by  Godfrey Phillips - NPG 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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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1920
NPG x66734

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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1920
NPG x66735

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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Vandyk
bromide print, 1 February 1927
NPG x8450

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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Vandyk
dry-plate glass negative, 1 February 1927
NPG x8517

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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Vandyk
dry-plate glass negative, 1 February 1927
NPG x8523

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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 15 January 1932
NPG x83885

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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 15 January 1932
NPG x85674

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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, January 1938
NPG x162938

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Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1938
NPG x1434

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