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(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

(1869-1940), Prime Minister; son of Joseph 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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(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(73)

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

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

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Henry Lamb - NPG 4279

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

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

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x166506

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1921
NPG x166506

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83573

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 21 February 1929
NPG x83573

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81133

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

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

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81134

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

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

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81135

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

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

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81137

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

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

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81136

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

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

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81138

(Arthur) 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

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83574

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 3 March 1936
NPG x83574

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83575

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 3 March 1936
NPG x83575

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83576

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 3 February 1936
NPG x83576

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83577

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 3 February 1936
NPG x83577

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81268

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

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

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x81269

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

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

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