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Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth (1888-1965), Politician; Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary and Deputy Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 96 portraits
Morrison was elected to a succession of influential positions in local government, starting with Mayor of Hackney in 1920, and membership of the London County Council in 1922. He entered parliament during the first Labour government of 1924 as MP for South Hackney. Minister of Transport in Ramsay Macdonald's 1929 government; member of Churchill's War Cabinet (1942-5); as Home Secretary and Minister of Home Security (1940-5) created the National Fire Service; Foreign Secretary (1951) under Clement Attlee. He retired in 1959 and accepted a life peerage. Entering the House of Lords as Baron Morrison of Lambeth, he fought to stop the abolition of the London County Council, dying in 1969.

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Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

by Yousuf Karsh
sepia-toned bromide print, 1943
NPG P402

x127858

Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1 August 1924
NPG x127858

x127859

Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 1 August 1924
NPG x127859

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Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 10 December 1930
NPG x124994

x124995

Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 10 December 1930
NPG x124995

x131104

Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

by Harold Tomlin
modern resin print from original negative, 11 July 1937
NPG x131104

x88274

Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

by Harold Tomlin, for Daily Herald
modern bromide print from original negative, 11 July 1937
NPG x88274

x19473

Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 28 November 1940
NPG x19473

x19474

Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 28 November 1940
NPG x19474

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Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 28 November 1940
NPG x19475