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John Boyd Orr, Baron Boyd Orr (1880-1971), Nutritional physiologist

Sitter in 4 portraits
Nutritional physiologist. His lifelong study of nutrition began by highlighting the nation's poor health in the 1920s and advocating linked food and agricultural policies. His ideas underwrote national food policy during the War; director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (1945-8), he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (1949).

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P698

John Boyd Orr, Baron Boyd Orr

by Lida Moser
vintage bromide print, 1949
NPG P698

x82055

John Boyd Orr, Baron Boyd Orr

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative, 1942
NPG x82055

x165424

John Boyd Orr, Baron Boyd Orr

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1953
NPG x165424