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John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

(1841-1920), Admiral

Sitter in 17 portraits
Admiral of the Fleet; an efficient administrator whose reforming influence was felt throughout the navy. As a Vice-Admiral, he was commander-in-chief of the Mediterranean Fleet from 1899 to 1901. He was made a full Admiral in 1901, and became Second Sea Lord at the Admiralty in June 1902. Having retired as First Sea Lord in 1910, Fisher returned to office on the outbreak of war in 1914. He strongly disapproved of the Gallipoli campaign and resigned over the increasing demand for ships in the Dardanelles.

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John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, by Sir Hubert von Herkomer - NPG 2805

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by Sir Hubert von Herkomer
oil on canvas, 1911
NPG 2805

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, by George Charles Beresford - NPG x6498

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1905
NPG x6498

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, by George Charles Beresford - NPG x6499

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1905
NPG x6499

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, by George Charles Beresford - NPG x6500

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1905
NPG x6500

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, by George Charles Beresford - NPG x12900

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by George Charles Beresford
sepia-toned platinotype print, 1905
NPG x12900

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, by George Charles Beresford - NPG x12901

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by George Charles Beresford
sepia-toned platinotype print, 1905
NPG x12901

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, by James Russell & Sons - NPG x134955

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by James Russell & Sons
hand-coloured bromide print, published 1910
NPG x134955

Group at the Royal Naval College, by William Umpleby Kirk & Son - NPG x137830

Group at the Royal Naval College

by William Umpleby Kirk & Son
bromide print, 1910
NPG x137830

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, by Reginald Haines - NPG x134981

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by Reginald Haines
bromide print, circa 1915
NPG x134981

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, by George Charles Beresford - NPG x12902

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by George Charles Beresford
platinum print, 1916
NPG x12902

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, after Sir Hubert von Herkomer - NPG D36934

John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

after Sir Hubert von Herkomer
lithograph, 1911 or after
NPG D36934

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'Men who are making History'

published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
postcard print, circa 1914
NPG x193603

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John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 23 August 1927
NPG x49355

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John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 23 August 1927
NPG x49356

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John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher

by Sport & General Press Agency Ltd
bromide print
NPG x36059

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John Arbuthnot Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher ('Men of the Day. No. 856.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 6 November 1902
NPG D45143

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