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Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield (1859-1947), Politician; MP for Seaham, social reformer, economist and a co-founder of the London School of Economics

Sitter associated with 90 portraits
Political and social reformer; Labour MP for Seaham (1922-9) and President of the Board of Trade (1924); with his wife Beatrice founded the London School of Economics and Political Science (1895) and the New Statesman (1913); shown signalling 'the inevitability of gradualness' marking the advance of socialism.

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x185974

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1924
NPG x185974

x31562

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, 1924
NPG x31562

x31563

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, 1924
NPG x31563

x31564

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, 1924
NPG x31564

x21161

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1930s
NPG x21161

x82138

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate copy negative, 1930s
NPG x82138

x12673

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield; Sidney and Beatrice Webb with relatives

by Allan Chappelow
sepia vintage print, August 1942
NPG x12673

x90903

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 1943
NPG x90903

x100402

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 11 December 1951
NPG x100402

D32746

Sidney James Webb, Baron Passfield

after Jessie Holliday
photographic print, (circa 1909)
NPG D32746

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