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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

published by Underwood & Underwood
albumen stereoscopic card, circa 1918
NPG x45945

x197817

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

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

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

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

x167780

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1921
NPG x167780

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David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1921
NPG x168994

x473

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1921
NPG x473

x197818

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

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

x197814

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

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

x1986

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1934
NPG x1986

x23355

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23355

x23356

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23356

x23357

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23357

x23358

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23358

x23359

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1934
NPG x23359

x98024

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Navana Vandyk
half-plate film negative, 16 July 1949
NPG x98024