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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928), Prime Minister

Sitter in 68 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 (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy)
bromide print, 1910s
NPG x12786

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The Sixth Imperial Conference

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

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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

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

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Garsington visitors

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
NPG Ax140551

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Garsington visitors

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
NPG Ax140551a

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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

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

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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and grandchildren

by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
vintage print, circa 1925
NPG x184089

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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1927
NPG Ax142778

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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1927
NPG Ax142779