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Neville Chamberlain

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

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

Sitter in 45 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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Neville Chamberlain, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(73)

Neville Chamberlain

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

Neville Chamberlain, by Victor Demanet - NPG 4268

Neville Chamberlain

by Victor Demanet
bronze medal, 1938
NPG 4268

Neville Chamberlain, by Henry Lamb - NPG 4279

Neville Chamberlain

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

Neville Chamberlain, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x166506

Neville Chamberlain

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1921
NPG x166506

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83573

Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 21 February 1929
NPG x83573

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81133

Neville Chamberlain

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

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81134

Neville Chamberlain

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

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81135

Neville Chamberlain

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

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81137

Neville Chamberlain

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

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81136

Neville Chamberlain

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

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81138

Neville Chamberlain

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

National Cabinet Group, by James Jarché, for  Daily Herald - NPG x88283

National Cabinet Group

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

National Cabinet Group, by James Jarché, for  Daily Herald - NPG x88323

National Cabinet Group

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

Ramsay MacDonald and his cabinet of 1931, by Press Association Photos - NPG x184174

Ramsay MacDonald and his cabinet of 1931

by Press Association Photos
bromide press print, 1931
NPG x184174

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83574

Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 3 March 1936
NPG x83574

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83575

Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 3 March 1936
NPG x83575

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83576

Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 3 February 1936
NPG x83576

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83577

Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 3 February 1936
NPG x83577

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81268

Neville Chamberlain

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

Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81269

Neville Chamberlain

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

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