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Richard Henry Tawney (1880-1962), Economist

Sitter in 6 portraits
Educated at Rugby and Balliol College, Oxford, Tawney was one of the foremost left-wing intellectuals of his generation. He became Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics. His best known work Religion and the Rise of Capitalism (1926), was dedicated to Bishop Gore, a friend of Mansbridge's and one of the moving spirits behind the founding of the Association. Tawney was closely associated with the Workers Educational Association (WEA), founded by Albert Mansbridge, from the beginning, becoming President from 1924 for sixteen years.

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Richard Henry Tawney

by John Mansbridge
pencil, 1953
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Richard Henry Tawney

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, July 1934
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Richard Henry Tawney

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1945
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Richard Henry Tawney

by Elliott & Fry
vintage print, 14 February 1952
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Richard Henry Tawney

by Elliott & Fry
quarter-plate glass negative, 14 February 1952
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Richard Henry Tawney

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1956
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