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(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich (1890-1954), Politician; Secretary of State for War, diplomat and writer

Sitter in 29 portraits
Politician, diplomatist and author, Duff Cooper was a Conservative MP (1924-9, 1931-45) and in 1936 was Secretary of State for War. Appointed First Lord of the Admiralty in 1937, he resigned over the Munich agreement in 1938. He had been for some years a close friend of the Prince of Wales and with Baldwin's approval he was consulted by the new King during the abdication crisis. His advice - to postpone his marriage and go through with the coronation - was ignored. Anong his publications ar Talleyrand (1932), Operation Heartbreak (1950) and his autobiography, Old Men Forget (1953).

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(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Man Ray (Emmanuel Radnitzky)
vintage bromide print, 1930s
NPG P302

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(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 November 1925
NPG x123492

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(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 November 1925
NPG x123493

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(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 November 1925
NPG x123494

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(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 9 November 1925
NPG x123495

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(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
whole-plate film negative, 10 April 1929
NPG x69429

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(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate copy glass negative, October 1958 (1930s)
NPG x82484

x26963

(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 13 June 1939
NPG x26963

x26964

(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 13 June 1939
NPG x26964

x26985

(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 13 June 1939
NPG x26985

x26986

(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 13 June 1939
NPG x26986

x26987

(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 13 June 1939
NPG x26987

x11431

(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940
NPG x11431

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(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940
NPG x11432

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(Alfred) Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940
NPG x11434