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Cecil Harmsworth King (1901-1987), Newspaper magnate and writer

Sitter in 10 portraits
Newspaper proprietor and publisher. In the post-war years, King, the chairman of Mirror Newspapers and the Mirror Group, built a worldwide publishing empire, which became in 1963, the International Printing Corporation (IPC). Under King, the Daily Herald, 'Labour's own (and only) paper' became the Sun. King and Hugh Cudlipp, his editor at the Daily Mirror, had a serious impact on the fortunes of the post-war Labour Party, both in and out of office.

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Cecil Harmsworth King

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
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4529(193)

Cecil Harmsworth King

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(193)

4529(194)

Cecil Harmsworth King

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(194)

4529(195)

Cecil Harmsworth King

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(195)

6434

Frost's Breakfast

by Gerald Scarfe
pen and indian ink, 1963
NPG 6434

6613

Cecil Harmsworth King

by Graham Vivian Sutherland
oil on canvas, 1969
NPG 6613

x165938

Cecil Harmsworth King

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 7 May 1969
NPG x165938

x165939

Cecil Harmsworth King

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 7 May 1969
NPG x165939

x13411

Cecil Harmsworth King

by Paul Joyce
bromide print on card mount, June 1977
NPG x13411

x19141

Cecil Harmsworth King

by Daily Mirror
glossy bromide print, 1970
NPG x19141