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Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960), Politician, MP for Ebbw Vale, Minister of Health and editor of 'The Tribune'; husband of Jennie Lee

Sitter in 32 portraits
Politician. Born in Tredegar, Monmouthshire, 'Nye' Bevan was elected Labour MP for Ebbw Vale (1929-60), and became the South Wales miners' spokesman. He was founder and, from 1942 to 1945, editor of the left-wing weekly Tribune. As Minister for Health and Housing (1945-51) Bevan guided the National Health Service Act through Parliament (1946) and oversaw its implementation in the National Health Service (1948) with nationalised hospitals and free medical treatment for all.

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Aneurin Bevan

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1935
NPG 4529(23)

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Aneurin Bevan

by Peter Lambda
bronze head, 1945
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4993

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Aneurin Bevan

by Peter Lambda
plaster, circa 1945
NPG 5490

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Aneurin Bevan

by Feliks Topolski
charcoal, circa 1954
NPG 6325

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Aneurin Bevan and Jennie Lee

by George Woodbine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 25 October 1934
NPG x131119

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Aneurin Bevan and Jennie Lee

by George Woodbine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 25 October 1934
NPG x131120

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Aneurin Bevan

by Edward George W. Malindine, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 15 November 1936
NPG x88298

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Aneurin Bevan

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1940
NPG x5168

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Aneurin Bevan

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1940
NPG x14029

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Aneurin Bevan

by Howard Coster
vintage print, 1943
NPG x1728

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Aneurin Bevan

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1943
NPG x1729

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Aneurin Bevan

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1943
NPG x2930

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Aneurin Bevan

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1943
NPG x2931

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Aneurin Bevan

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1945
NPG x92563

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Aneurin Bevan

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1945
NPG x92564

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Aneurin Bevan

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 1945
NPG x92565

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Aneurin Bevan

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, September 1945
NPG x165169

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Aneurin Bevan

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, 4 October 1945
NPG x92562

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Aneurin Bevan; Jennie Lee

by Associated Press
bromide press print, circa 1949
NPG x184224