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(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr) (1856-1915), Socialist leader and founder of the Labour Party

Sitter in 20 portraits
Socialist, miner, trade unionist, MP (1892-5, 1900-15) and first leader of the Labour Party in parliament (1906-7). Born in a one-room cottage in Lanarkshire, Hardie entered parliament in 1892 and became first leader of the Labour Party in the House of Commons in 1906. An eloquent spokesman and greatly respected pioneer, he was largely responsible for the creation of the Labour Party as a political force.

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(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, 1890s?
NPG 2846

P1091

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by (John) Furley Lewis
sepia-toned vintage print, 1902
NPG P1091

2542

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Cosmo Rowe, after a photograph by George Charles Beresford
pencil, (1905)
NPG 2542

4456

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 8 February 1906
NPG 4456

3979

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Sylvia Pankhurst
watercolour, before 1910
NPG 3979

x13172

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by George Charles Beresford
sepia-toned platinotype print, 1905
NPG x13172

x20359

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1908
NPG x20359

x20358

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1908
NPG x20358

x20361

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1911
NPG x20361

x1097

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1911
NPG x1097

D42979

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Cosmo Rowe, after a photograph by George Charles Beresford
lithograph, (1905)
NPG D42979

x13173

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Arthur Weston
cabinet card, 1870s-1900s
NPG x13173

x197786

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by James Russell & Sons
halftone postcard print, 1900s
NPG x197786

x6516

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by George Charles Beresford
dry-plate glass negative, 1905
NPG x6516

x197785

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
postcard print, circa 1905
NPG x197785

x45207

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
lantern slide
NPG x45207

x197897

(James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr)

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, circa 1914
NPG x197897