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Sir Alan Patrick Herbert (1890-1971), Humorist, novelist, playwright and politician; MP for Oxford University

Sitter in 30 portraits
A versatile and prolific writer, both as humorist and satirist, and author of musical comedy and light opera. For many years an Independent MP for Oxford University (1935-50), champion of divorce law reform and public spokesman, he campaigned for a wide variety of causes..

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6448

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Eric George Fraser
pen and ink and wash on board, 1933
NPG 6448

4894

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Ruskin Spear
oil on canvas, late 1960s?
NPG 4894

x131736

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Madame Yevonde
black and white reprint on card mount, 1930s
NPG x131736

x20965

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1930
NPG x20965

Ax136061

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Howard Coster
vintage bromide print, 1934
NPG Ax136061

x47297

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by John Gay
bromide fibre print, 1949
NPG x47297

x126540

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by John Gay
vintage bromide print, 1949
NPG x126540

x126541

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by John Gay
vintage bromide print, 1949
NPG x126541

x131091

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, circa 1959
NPG x131091

x131092

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, circa 1959
NPG x131092

x131093

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, circa 1959
NPG x131093

x131094

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, circa 1959
NPG x131094

x13763

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Mark Gerson
bromide print, September 1965
NPG x13763

x135464

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Sandra Lousada
archival pigment print, 1970
NPG x135464

x18442

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 30 September 1970
NPG x18442

D371

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Harry Lawrence Oakley
silhouette, 1920s-1950s
NPG D371

D42400

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

after Unknown artist
colour offset lithographic cigarette card, 1937
NPG D42400

D23342

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Mark Wayner (Weiner)
lithograph, 1943 or before
NPG D23342

x44739

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert

by Howard Coster
half-plate nitrate copy negative, 1930
NPG x44739

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