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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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David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills, published by R. Llewellyn Jones
vintage halftone postcard print, 1900s
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x197811

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
vintage postcard print, 1900s
NPG x197811

x197813

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

published by W.A. & S.S. (William Ashton & Sons, Southport)
vintage photogravure postcard print, 1900s-1910s
NPG x197813

x6537

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x6537

x6538

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1902
NPG x6538

x190128

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass copy negative, copied July 1949 (circa 1903)
NPG x190128

x197808

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

published by James Valentine & Sons Ltd
vintage halftone postcard print, circa 1905
NPG x197808

x197801

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Underwood & Co, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
vintage postcard print, 1908-1915
NPG x197801

x197803

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by John Wickens
vintage bromide postcard print, circa 1908
NPG x197803

x81052

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

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 24 November 1910
NPG x81052

x197800

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Reginald Haines, published by J. Beagles & Co
vintage postcard print, 1910s
NPG x197800

x197804

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Bevan
vintage bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x197804

x197805

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Unknown photographer
vintage postcard print, early 1910s
NPG x197805

x197806

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by James Russell & Sons, published by The Shenley Real Photo Post Card (Percy Redjeb)
vintage postcard print, circa 1910
NPG x197806

x197812

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
vintage postcard print, 1910s
NPG x197812

x197630

'The investiture of the Prince of Wales at Carnarvon Castle. Constable of the Castle Mr Lloyd George waiting to receive the Prince of Wales'

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
vintage postcard print, 13 July 1911
NPG x197630

x197810

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
vintage postcard print, circa 1916
NPG x197810