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Fred May

(1891-1976)

Artist of 21 portraits
Fred May was a caricaturist and painter. May's earliest drawings were produced for the North Eastern Daily Gazette and his first cartoons for the Tatler were sent home in 1917 from the trenches where he was serving as an infantry officer. He continued to work for the Tatler until his death in 1976.

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Sir (William) Guy Granet, by Fred May - NPG 6207

Sir (William) Guy Granet

by Fred May
ink, wash and white heightening, 1935
NPG 6207

Edward Charles Grenfell, 1st Baron St Just, by Fred May - NPG D18479

Edward Charles Grenfell, 1st Baron St Just

by Fred May
pencil, brush and ink with white heightening, probably 1930s
NPG D18479

Frank Charlton; Thomas Rome, by Fred May - NPG D7980

Frank Charlton; Thomas Rome

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, published 22 May 1935
NPG D7980

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Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1920s-1930s
NPG D4056

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Austen Leonard Reed

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1921 or 1927?
NPG D4057

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John William Beaumont Pease, 1st Baron Wardington

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1921?
NPG D7985

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Sir William McLintock, 1st Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1926 or 1936?
NPG D4055

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Francis Bingham Mildmay, 1st Baron Mildmay of Flete

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1926
NPG D7983

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Sir Enoch Hill

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1932
NPG D112

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Sir (Richard) Woodman Burbidge, 2nd Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1932
NPG D113

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Francis Hugh Lowe

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, circa 1934
NPG D7986

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Sir Eric Campbell Geddes

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1935
NPG D4053

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Sir Robert Abbott Hadfield, 1st Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1935
NPG D4054

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Neville Chamberlain

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1935
NPG D7979

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Sir Isidore Salmon

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1935
NPG D7981

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Sir (Richard) Woodman Burbidge, 2nd Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1935
NPG D7984

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Sir Abe Bailey, 1st Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1936
NPG D4050

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Sir Alfred Lane Beit, 2nd Bt

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1936
NPG D4051

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Josiah Charles Stamp, 1st Baron Stamp of Shortlands

by Fred May
brush and ink with white heightening, 1936
NPG D4058

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