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(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain (1869-1940), Prime Minister; son of Joseph Chamberlain

Sitter in 45 portraits
Statesman. Conservative MP for Birmingham, 1918-40, Chamberlain was Chancellor of the Exchequer (1923-4) Minister for Health (1924-9) and Chancellor of the Exchequer in the National Government (1931-7), becoming prime minister in 1937. To avoid war in Europe, Chamberlain met with Hitler in September 1938, subsequently announcing 'peace in our time'. In March 1939, when Germany defeated Czechoslovakia, Chamberlain abandoned appeasement and introduced conscription. War was declared on 3 September 1939 following Germany's invasion of Poland and Chamberlain resigned in 1940.

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x81270

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 3 February 1936
NPG x81270

x81271

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 3 February 1936
NPG x81271

x81272

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 3 February 1936
NPG x81272

x81273

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 3 February 1936
NPG x81273

x38790

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, May 1937
NPG x38790

x88291

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Edward George W. Malindine
modern resin print from original negative, 30 September 1938
NPG x88291

x88292

Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax; Erich Kordt; (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Edward George W. Malindine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 16 September 1938
NPG x88292

x194245

Anne Vere Chamberlain (née Cole); (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
vintage print, 15 January 1939
NPG x194245

D9611

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

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

D2611

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Tom Cottrell
cigarette card, 1929
NPG D2611

D9900

The Tree that Spoilt the Prospect ((Arthur) Neville Chamberlain)

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1932
NPG D9900

D32828

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

published by Illustrated London News, after Vandyk
photogravure, published 8 October 1938
NPG D32828

4413

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Andrew MacLaren
lithograph, 1940
NPG 4413

x162872

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Walter Stoneman
negative, May 1937
NPG x162872

x162873

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Walter Stoneman
negative, May 1937
NPG x162873