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Alfred Moritz Mond, 1st Baron Melchett (1868-1930), Industrialist, financier and politician; MP for Chester, Swansea and Carmarthen
Sitter in 9 portraits
Industrialist, financier and politician; The son of Ludwig Mond, a prominent industrialist, Melchett joined the family firm and through numerous amalgamations consolidated in 1926 the firm of Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd (ICI). An advocate of co-operation and co-ordination between employers and the employed, his considerable negotiating skills were a useful adjunct to his political career as a Liberal MP between 1906 and 1928. Minister of Health (1921-2).
by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 7 June 1909
by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
ink and watercolour on artists' board, 1926