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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

(1852-1928), Prime Minister

Sitter in 71 portraits
Liberal Prime Minister from 1908 to May 1915 and leader of a wartime coalition until outmanoeuvred by Lloyd George in December 1916 and forced to resign, the feud terminally weakening the Liberal Party. An opponent of the enfranchisement of women, Asquith was until 1918 the target of militant suffragettes .

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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Sydney Prior Hall - NPG 2302

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, published in The Graphic 23 February 1889
NPG 2302

Debate on the Indian Council Cotton Duties, by Sydney Prior Hall - NPG 2307

Debate on the Indian Council Cotton Duties

by Sydney Prior Hall
pencil, published in The Graphic 2 March 1895
NPG 2307

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') - NPG 2866a

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, 1900s or 1910s?
NPG 2866a

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 4945

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 14 July 1904
NPG 4945

Statesmen of World War I, by Sir James Guthrie - NPG 2463

Statesmen of World War I

by Sir James Guthrie
oil on canvas, 1924-1930
On display in Room 30 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2463

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea - NPG Ax15687

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea
platinum print, circa 1891-1894
NPG Ax15687

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x12547

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen cabinet card, circa 1895
NPG x12547

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Thomson, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x197709

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Thomson, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1900-1908
NPG x197709

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x197710

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1900s
NPG x197710

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x82302

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass copy negative, 1900s
NPG x82302

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x197707

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Elliott & Fry
bromide postcard print, circa 1904
NPG x197707

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Reginald Haines, published by  Batchelder Brothers - NPG x197708

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Reginald Haines, published by Batchelder Brothers
bromide postcard print, circa 1907
NPG x197708

'Visit of Members of the Russian Duma to England, 1909', by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x135577

'Visit of Members of the Russian Duma to England, 1909'

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 22 June 1909
NPG x135577

'Visit of Members of the Russian Duma to England, 1909', by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x135578

'Visit of Members of the Russian Duma to England, 1909'

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 22 June 1909
NPG x135578

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy) - NPG x12786

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
bromide print, 1910s
NPG x12786

The Sixth Imperial Conference, by W. & D. Downey - NPG x134960

The Sixth Imperial Conference

by W. & D. Downey
bromide print, 1911
NPG x134960

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Alvin Langdon Coburn, published by  Duckworth & Co - NPG Ax7857

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Alvin Langdon Coburn, published by Duckworth & Co
collotype, 19 February 1914
NPG Ax7857

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Alvin Langdon Coburn, published by  Duckworth & Co - NPG Ax7821

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Alvin Langdon Coburn, published by Duckworth & Co
collotype, 19 February 1914
NPG Ax7821

Garsington visitors, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140551

Garsington visitors

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140551

Clive Bell; Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140556

Clive Bell; Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140556

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith; Alix Strachey (née Sargant-Florence); Lytton Strachey, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140633

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith; Alix Strachey (née Sargant-Florence); Lytton Strachey

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140633

Garsington visitors, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140551a

Garsington visitors

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax140551a

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by George Charles Beresford - NPG x6559

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1923
NPG x6559

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and grandchildren, by Keystone Press Agency Ltd - NPG x184089

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and grandchildren

by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
bromide press print, circa 1925
NPG x184089

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142778

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1927
NPG Ax142778

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax142779

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1927
NPG Ax142779

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland - NPG D23393

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1892
NPG D23393

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland - NPG D5449

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
lithograph, 1892
NPG D5449

The Preambulator (Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith), by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge - NPG D9962

The Preambulator (Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith)

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1911
NPG D9962

The Wrong Solution (Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith), by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge - NPG D9889

The Wrong Solution (Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith)

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1912
NPG D9889

The Wait-And-Seesaw, by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge - NPG D9914

The Wait-And-Seesaw

by Sir (John) Bernard Partridge
pen and ink on artists' board, 1923
NPG D9914

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie - NPG D2684

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Alexander ('Alick') Penrose Forbes Ritchie
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1926
NPG D2684

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