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(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain (1869-1940), Prime Minister; son of Joseph Chamberlain

Sitter in 44 portraits
Statesman. Conservative MP for Birmingham, 1918-40, Chamberlain was Chancellor of the Exchequer (1923-4) Minister for Health (1924-9) and Chancellor of the Exchequer in the National Government (1931-7), becoming prime minister in 1937. To avoid war in Europe, Chamberlain met with Hitler in September 1938, subsequently announcing 'peace in our time'. In March 1939, when Germany defeated Czechoslovakia, Chamberlain abandoned appeasement and introduced conscription. War was declared on 3 September 1939 following Germany's invasion of Poland and Chamberlain resigned in 1940.

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4529(73)

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Sir David Low
pencil, late 1930s-early 1940s?
NPG 4529(73)

4279

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Henry Lamb
oil on canvas, circa 1939
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4279

x166506

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1921
NPG x166506

x83573

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 21 February 1929
NPG x83573

x81133

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 21 February 1929
NPG x81133

x81134

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 21 February 1929
NPG x81134

x81135

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 21 February 1929
NPG x81135

x81137

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 21 February 1929
NPG x81137

x81136

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 21 February 1929
NPG x81136

x81138

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 21 February 1929
NPG x81138

x88283

National Cabinet Group

by James Jarche, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 31 August 1931
NPG x88283

x88323

National Cabinet Group

by James Jarche, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 31 August 1931
NPG x88323

x184174

Ramsay MacDonald and his cabinet of 1931

by Press Association Photos
vintage print, 1931
NPG x184174

x83574

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 3 March 1936
NPG x83574

x83575

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 3 March 1936
NPG x83575

x83576

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 3 February 1936
NPG x83576

x83577

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 3 February 1936
NPG x83577

x81268

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 3 February 1936
NPG x81268

x81269

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 3 February 1936
NPG x81269