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Elizabeth (née Harman), Countess of Longford (1906-2002), Historian and writer; wife of 7th Earl of Longford

Sitter in 19 portraits
Elizabeth Longford, the biographer and historian, was considered as one of the most brilliant women of her generation, producing authoritative biographies of Joseph 'Radical Joe' Chamberlain, the Duke of Wellington and Queen Victoria. Combining her own work with supporting her husband's political career in the Labour party, she was also the mother of eight children.

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Elizabeth (née Harman), Countess of Longford

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 24 June 1937
NPG x80939

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Elizabeth (née Harman), Countess of Longford

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 24 June 1937
NPG x80940

x80942

'The Pakenham family'

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 24 June 1937
NPG x80942

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'The Pakenham family'

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 24 June 1937
NPG x80943

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'The Pakenham family'

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 24 June 1937
NPG x80944

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Elizabeth (née Harman), Countess of Longford

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print on card mount, 20 March 1970
NPG x165766

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Elizabeth (née Harman), Countess of Longford

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, September 1975
NPG x18621

x76352

The 7th Earl of Longford and his family

by Mark Gerson
bromide fibre print, 27 December 1975
NPG x76352