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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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Ax7857

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

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

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Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1917
NPG x186955

x186956

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1917
NPG x186956

D6535

Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

by F. de Haenen
pen and ink and gouache, published 1906
NPG D6535