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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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4672

Sir Stafford Cripps

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

4529(114a)

Arthur Deakin; Sir Stafford Cripps

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

P490(21)

Sir Stafford Cripps

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

x19401

Sir Stafford Cripps

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

x19402

Sir Stafford Cripps

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

x84044

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 19 December 1930
NPG x84044

x166857

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1931
NPG x166857

x184338

Sir Stafford Cripps

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

x409

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Walter Stoneman
negative, copied July 1941
NPG x409

x163690

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, March 1942
NPG x163690

x88329

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Central Press
bromide print, 25 November 1942
NPG x88329

x11109

Sir Stafford Cripps

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

x11110

Sir Stafford Cripps

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

x11111

Sir Stafford Cripps

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

x11112

Sir Stafford Cripps

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

x166855

Sir Stafford Cripps

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, September 1949
NPG x166855

x184336

Sir Stafford Cripps

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