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David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George (1863-1945), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 125 portraits
Statesman. Lloyd George was elected Liberal MP for Carnarvon Boroughs in 1890, a seat he held for fifty-five years. Lloyd George became Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1908. In 1909 he introduced old-age pensions and, in 1911, the National Insurance Act, a scheme against ill-health and unemployment. He backed the war in defence of Belgium in 1914 and in 1916 became prime minister. He is remembered as one of Britain's greatest wartime leaders. He remained Prime Minister in a coalition government until 1922. A celebrated orator, in 1940 his devastating attack on Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, made in his last speech in the House of Commons, helped bring about the succession of Winston Churchill.

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x137208

After the Signing of the Treaty of Versailles

by Unknown photographer, for Daily Mirror
vintage print, 28 June 1919
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x137234

Council of Four, Paris Peace Conference

by Topical Press
vintage print, January 1919
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x194125

Council of Four, Paris Peace Conference

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 27 May 1919
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x194002

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Graphic Photo Union
postcard print, circa 1920
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x127837

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 November 1923
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x84283

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 29 November 1923
NPG x84283

x139668

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Unknown photographer
half-plate glass copy negative, 10 December 1924
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x88294

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George; Winston Churchill

by Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, December 1934
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x23353

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
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x23354

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23354

D11150

The Cabinet Cherubs

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pen and ink, wash and black chalk, 1908
NPG D11150

D37388

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

published by John Francis Edwin Grundy, after Arthur Edward Davies
colour halftone, published 15 December 1916
NPG D37388

D9811

Trials of an Idealist (David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George)

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1919
NPG D9811