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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell (1906-1963), Politician; leader of the Labour party

Sitter in 29 portraits
Politician. Gaitskell became a socialist during the General Strike, and was elected as a Labour MP for Leeds South in 1945. He served as Chancellor of the Exchequer (1950-1) and took over the leadership of the Party on Attlee's retirement in December 1955. Gaitskell was a powerful Opposition Leader, who shaped party policy. The legacy of his work was Labour 's return to power in 1964.

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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 15 January 1947
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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 15 January 1947
NPG x72564

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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 15 January 1947
NPG x72565

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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 15 January 1947
NPG x72566

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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 15 January 1947
NPG x72567

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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, April 1957
NPG x136178

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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, May 1959
NPG x82503

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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, May 1959
NPG x82504

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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, May 1959
NPG x82505