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Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976), Field Marshal

Sitter in 47 portraits
Soldier. 'Monty' was awarded the DSO after the first Battle of Ypres in 1914, in which he had been left for dead, and continued in active service on the Somme and at Passchendaele. In 1942 he took command of the Eighth Army at El Alamein in North Africa, winning victory over General Rommel. He is seen here pointing to a map of the Normandy beaches for the D-Day landings. German forces surrendered to him on Lüneburg Heath on 4 May 1945.

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L165

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Francis Owen ('Frank') Salisbury
oil on canvas, 1945
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L165

x35258

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
bromide print, 1940s
NPG x35258

x186983

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass copy negative, copied December 1944
NPG x186983

x97028

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
whole-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97028

x97035

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
whole-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97035

x68265

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
cibachrome print, 1952
NPG x68265

x68266

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
cibachrome print, 1952
NPG x68266

x68267

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by (Edward) Russell Westwood
cibachrome print, 1952
NPG x68267

x163247

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, July 1939
NPG x163247

x4647

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Walter Stoneman
copy negative, copied December 1941
NPG x4647

x189090

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 8 October 1947
NPG x189090

x189091

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 8 October 1947
NPG x189091

x189092

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 8 October 1947
NPG x189092

x27463

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 8 October 1947
NPG x27463

x97029

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
whole-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97029

x97030

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
whole-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97030

x97031

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
whole-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97031

x97032

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
whole-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97032

x97033

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
whole-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97033

x97034

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
whole-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97034

x97036

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
half-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97036

x97037

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
half-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97037

x97038

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Navana Vandyk
half-plate film negative, 22 March 1948
NPG x97038

x136186

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke
vintage colour snapshot print, September 1954
NPG x136186

x136189

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

probably by Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke
vintage snapshot print, September 1954
NPG x136189

x136162

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

probably by Virginia Surtees
vintage colour snapshot print, September 1955
NPG x136162

x136163

Sir John Colville; Virginia Surtees; Bernard Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein; Lady Meg Colville

probably by Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke
vintage colour snapshot print, circa 1955
NPG x136163

x136187

'Weekend with Field Marshal Montgomery'

by Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke
vintage colour snapshot print, 3-4 September 1955
NPG x136187

x136188

'Weekend with Field Marshal Montgomery'

by Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke
vintage colour snapshot print, 3-4 September 1955
NPG x136188

x136232

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, September 1955
NPG x136232

x136185

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke
vintage snapshot print, January 1956
NPG x136185

x136190

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, January 1956
NPG x136190

x136191

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, January 1956
NPG x136191

x136221

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein with two unidentified men

by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, circa 1956
NPG x136221

x21379

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
bromide print
NPG x21379

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