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David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George (1863-1945), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 125 portraits
Lloyd George was elected Liberal MP for Carnarvon Boroughs in 1890, a seat he held for fifty-five years. Lloyd George became Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1908. In 1909 he introduced old-age pensions and, in 1911, the National Insurance Act, a scheme against ill-health and unemployment. He backed the war in defence of Belgium in 1914 and in 1916 became prime minister. He is remembered as one of Britain's greatest wartime leaders. He remained Prime Minister in a coalition government until 1922. A celebrated orator, in 1940 his devastating attack on Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, made in his last speech in the House of Commons, helped bring about the succession of Winston Churchill.

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P1700(86c)

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

possibly by Reginald Haines
albumen print, circa 1907
NPG P1700(86c)

3252

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Sir Henry Maximilian ('Max') Beerbohm
pencil and wash, circa 1908
NPG 3252

2837

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, circa 1909 (published 29 April 1909)
NPG 2837

P1392

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1911
NPG P1392

P140(36)

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by (Arthur) Walton Adams
bromide print, circa 1913
NPG P140(36)

4340

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

after Unknown photographer
oil on millboard, (circa 1917)
NPG 4340

2463

Statesmen of World War I

by Sir James Guthrie
oil on canvas, 1924-1930
On display in Room 30 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2463

3244

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Sir William Newenham Montague Orpen
oil on canvas, 1927
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3244

x16032

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x16032

x127460

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1898
NPG x127460

x194001

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Elliott & Fry
vintage bromide print, 1898
NPG x194001

x197809

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Elliott & Fry, published by R. Llewellyn Jones
halftone postcard print, 1900s (1898)
NPG x197809

x12477

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Reginald Haines, published by Rapid Photo Co
postcard print, 1900s
NPG x12477

x197799

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills, published by J. Beagles & Co
postcard print, 1900s
NPG x197799

x197802

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

by James Russell & Sons, published by The Shenley Real Photo Post Card (Percy Redjeb)
postcard print, 1900s
NPG x197802

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