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Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris (1859-1935), Premier of Newfoundland

Sitter in 9 portraits
Born in St John's, Newfoundland and studied at St Bonaventure's College; he studied law and started up a law firm soon after he was called to the bar in 1885; in 1889 he joined the Liberal Party and was appointed to the cabinet; he broke away from the Party in 1907, launched his own 'People's Party' the following year and formed a government in 1909; he represented the colony in the imperial war cabinet and attended the imperial war conference in 1917; he headed a new coalition government in 1917 but retired from politics soon after; Morris was elevated to the British peerage in 1918 as the first Baron Morris, for his services to the war effort.

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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

x134960

The Sixth Imperial Conference

by W. & D. Downey
bromide print, 1911
NPG x134960

x137204

'The Imperial War Conference'

possibly by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd), for Topical Press
vintage print, March-April 1917
NPG x137204

x121888

Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 13 September 1922
NPG x121888

x121889

Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 13 September 1922
NPG x121889

x121890

Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 13 September 1922
NPG x121890

x121891

Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 13 September 1922
NPG x121891

x43800

Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris

by Walter Stoneman
negative, 1917
NPG x43800

x67928

Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1917
NPG x67928