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

Sitter associated with 125 portraits
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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x194125

Council of Four, Paris Peace Conference

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 27 May 1919
NPG x194125

x197817

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George; Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII)

by Vandyk, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
halftone postcard print, 24 April 1919; published circa 1920
NPG x197817

x194002

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Graphic Photo Union
postcard print, circa 1920
NPG x194002

x197815

Dame Margaret Lloyd George (née Owen); David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Daily Mirror, published by J. Beagles & Co
postcard print, 1920s
NPG x197815

x127837

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 29 November 1923
NPG x127837

x84283

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Bassano Ltd
bromide 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
NPG x139668

x197818

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George; Lady Megan Arfon Lloyd George

published by Francis Frith & Co Ltd
halftone postcard print, 1929
NPG x197818

x197814

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

published by James Valentine & Sons Ltd
postcard print, circa 1932
NPG x197814

x88294

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

by Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, December 1934
NPG x88294

x23353

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23353

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

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