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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

(1894-1986), Prime Minister

Sitter in 36 portraits
Prime Minister. A member of the publishing dynasty, Macmillan served in the 1914-18 war, and was wounded three times. He won Stockton-on-Tees for the Conservatives (1924-29, and 1931-45). Macmillan wrote an argument for Conservatism, The Middle Way (1938) and was regarded by many of his party as a 'neo-socialist'. A firm anti-appeaser before the Second World War, he was a 'hawk' over Suez. He succeeded Anthony Eden as Prime Minister in 1957. On foreign policy he was a European, and in 1961-2 tried to accede to the Treaty of Rome and the EEC, but was faced with De Gaulle's veto. The Profumo affair and ill-health led to his departure from politics in 1964.

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Victor Weisz
ink and crayon
NPG 6634

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This is a far, far better thing.... than I have ever done

by Neville Colvin ('Colvin')
pen and ink and Letratone, 1962
NPG 5350

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Change the crew? Why we'll row forever, steady from stroke to bow

by Victor Weisz
pencil, pen and ink and white heightening, published in Evening Standard 5 April 1962
NPG 5351

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, April 1947
NPG x186430

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, April 1947
NPG x188646

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, April 1947
NPG x188647

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton; Ava (née Bodley), Viscountess Waverley

by Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke
vintage snapshot print, 1 April 1950
NPG x136225

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print, 31 October 1951
NPG x91951

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Elliott & Fry
whole-plate glass negative, 31 October 1951
NPG x100265

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Elliott & Fry
whole-plate glass negative, 31 October 1951
NPG x100266

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton; Lady Dorothy Evelyn Macmillan (née Cavendish)

by John Drysdale
colour tear sheet, published 6 March 1957
NPG x193415

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x21543

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy; Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Jimmy Wilds, for Keystone Press Agency Ltd
bromide press print, 30 June 1963
NPG x137685

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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by David Levine
pen and ink, 1966
NPG D63

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