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(Alfred) Ernest Marples, 1st Baron Marples

(1907-1978), Conservative politician; Postmaster General and Minister of Transport

Sitter in 38 portraits
Ernest Marples was Conservative Minister of Transport from 1959-1964.

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'Beeching Special', by Sir David Low - NPG 5348

'Beeching Special'

by Sir David Low
pen and ink, white heightening and wash, circa 1962
NPG 5348

(Alfred) Ernest Marples, 1st Baron Marples; Richard Beeching, 1st Baron Beeching, by William Papas ('Papas') - NPG 5357

(Alfred) Ernest Marples, 1st Baron Marples; Richard Beeching, 1st Baron Beeching

by William Papas ('Papas')
pen and ink and blue crayon, published in the Guardian 24 September 1962
NPG 5357

'University of the Air', by John Musgrave-Wood ('Emmwood') - NPG 5358

'University of the Air'

by John Musgrave-Wood ('Emmwood')
pen and ink, Letratone and white heightening, 1963
NPG 5358

'So what if we lose a few shopkeepers votes' he said, by William Papas ('Papas') - NPG 5360

'So what if we lose a few shopkeepers votes' he said

by William Papas ('Papas')
pen and ink and blue crayon, 1964
NPG 5360

(Alfred) Ernest Marples, 1st Baron Marples; Harold Wilson, by John Musgrave-Wood ('Emmwood') - NPG 5362

(Alfred) Ernest Marples, 1st Baron Marples; Harold Wilson

by John Musgrave-Wood ('Emmwood')
pen and ink, Letratone and white heightening, 1965
NPG 5362

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(Alfred) Ernest Marples, 1st Baron Marples ('And with a wave of my magic wand, I shall again perform the impossible....')

by Victor Weisz
pencil, pen and ink, blue crayon and white heightening, published in Evening Standard 7 December 1961
NPG 5353

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This is a far, far better thing.... than I have ever done

by Neville Colvin ('Colvin')
pen and ink and Letratone, 1962
NPG 5350

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Change the crew? Why we'll row forever, steady from stroke to bow

by Victor Weisz
pencil, pen and ink and white heightening, published in Evening Standard 5 April 1962
NPG 5351

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'Hitched-up' ((Alfred) Ernest Marples, 1st Baron Marples; Richard Beeching, 1st Baron Beeching)

by Stanley Franklin ('Franklin')
pen and ink, blue crayon and white heightening, 1962
NPG 5355

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'Conservative planning works' (Reginald Maudling; (Alfred) Ernest Marples, 1st Baron Marples)

by Victor Weisz
pen and ink, blue crayon and white heightening, published in Evening Standard 27 November 1963
NPG 5352

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'At least, he's doing something!'

by Victor Weisz
pen and ink, blue crayon and white heightening, published in Evening Standard 3 September 1963
NPG 5354

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