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William Temple (1881-1944), Archbishop of Canterbury

Sitter in 28 portraits
Religious leader. Educated at Rugby School and Balliol College, Oxford, Temple became Headmaster of Repton School, Bishop of Manchester, and in succession Archbishop of both York and Canterbury (1942-4). A famous preacher and an advocate of social reform, Temple played a prominent role in the reforms of the nation's education system, that lead to the 1944 Education Act. He was elected the first President of the Worker's Education Association (1908-1924), and his loyalty to the WEA was lifelong. The Association's headquarters in Portman Square were called after him.

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P490(75)

William Temple

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1943
NPG P490(75)

x159532

William Temple

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
vintage bromide print, circa 1920s
NPG x159532

x85078

William Temple

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 24 December 1936
NPG x85078

x85079

William Temple

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 17 March 1936
NPG x85079

x165097

William Temple

by Walter Stoneman
negative, May 1943
NPG x165097

x165098

William Temple

by Walter Stoneman
negative, May 1943
NPG x165098

x165112

William Temple

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, May 1943
NPG x165112

x165483

William Temple

by Walter Stoneman
negative, May 1943
NPG x165483

x165484

William Temple

by Walter Stoneman
negative, May 1943
NPG x165484

x165485

William Temple

by Walter Stoneman
negative, May 1943
NPG x165485

x165486

William Temple

by Walter Stoneman
negative, May 1943
NPG x165486

D32966

William Temple

published by William Heinemann, after Sir William Newzam Prior Nicholson
lithographic reproduction of a hand-coloured woodcut, published 1899
NPG D32966

x81951

William Temple

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81951

x82080

William Temple

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x82080

x151978

William Temple

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 17 March 1936
NPG x151978

x151979

William Temple

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 17 March 1936
NPG x151979

x151980

William Temple

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 17 March 1936
NPG x151980

x151981

William Temple

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 17 March 1936
NPG x151981

x151982

William Temple

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 17 March 1936
NPG x151982