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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 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

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

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
NPG Ax140551

Garsington visitors, by Lady Ottoline Morrell - NPG Ax140551a

Garsington visitors

by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1917
NPG Ax140551a

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