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Sir Philip Louis Vian (1894-1968), Admiral of the Fleet

Sitter in 12 portraits
Admiral of the Fleet; took part in the attack on the Bismarck (1941); escorted convoys during early part of the war, showed courage and resourcefulness when Malta convoy engaged Italian battle fleet (May 1942); took part in the invasion of Sicily (1943); commanded Eastern Task Force in invasion of Normandy (1944).

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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 10 November 1944
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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Bassano Ltd
vintage print, 10 November 1944
NPG x85422

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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Elliott & Fry
vintage print
NPG x91589

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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Walter Stoneman
negative, December 1942
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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Walter Stoneman
negative, December 1942
NPG x164588

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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Walter Stoneman
negative, December 1942
NPG x164589

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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Walter Stoneman
negative, December 1942
NPG x164590

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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Walter Stoneman
negative, December 1942
NPG x164591

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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, December 1942
NPG x76877

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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 10 November 1944
NPG x72790

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Sir Philip Louis Vian

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 10 November 1944
NPG x72791