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Sir Stafford Cripps

(1889-1952), Statesman

Sir (Richard) Stafford Cripps

Sitter in 42 portraits
Lawyer and Labour politician; a nephew of Beatrice Webb, Cripps served as Solicitor-General in Ramsay Macdonald's 1930-1 government. Cripps was ambassador in Moscow (1940-2) and from 1942 a member of the War Cabinet and Minister of Aircraft Production (1942-5). It is as Chancellor of the Exchequer (1947-50) that he is best known, his policy of strict taxation and wage freezing earning him the nickname 'Austerity' Cripps.

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Sir Stafford Cripps, by Isaac Michael Cohen - NPG 4672

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Isaac Michael Cohen
oil on canvas, exhibited 1931
NPG 4672

Arthur Deakin; Sir Stafford Cripps, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(114a)

Arthur Deakin; Sir Stafford Cripps

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1940s-1952
NPG 4529(114a)

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(21)

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1943
NPG P490(21)

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x19401

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 19 December 1930
NPG x19401

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x19402

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 19 December 1930
NPG x19402

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x84044

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 19 December 1930
NPG x84044

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x166857

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1931
NPG x166857

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Press Portrait Bureau - NPG x184338

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Press Portrait Bureau
bromide press print, March 1938
NPG x184338

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x409

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Walter Stoneman
negative, copied July 1941
NPG x409

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163690

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, March 1942
NPG x163690

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Central Press - NPG x88329

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Central Press
bromide print, 25 November 1942
NPG x88329

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Howard Coster - NPG x11109

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1945
NPG x11109

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Howard Coster - NPG x11110

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1945
NPG x11110

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Howard Coster - NPG x11111

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1945
NPG x11111

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Howard Coster - NPG x11112

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1945
NPG x11112

Sir Stafford Cripps, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x166855

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, September 1949
NPG x166855

Sir Stafford Cripps, by P.A. Reuter Photos Ltd - NPG x184336

Sir Stafford Cripps

by P.A. Reuter Photos Ltd
bromide press print, 17 April 1950
NPG x184336

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