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(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

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(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, by Victor Demanet, 1938 - NPG 4268 - Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

(Arthur) Neville Chamberlain

by Victor Demanet
bronze medal, 1938
2 3/4 in. (70 mm) diameter
Given by Marion Harry Spielmann, 1939
Primary Collection
NPG 4268


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To the left of the head, the letters PAX can be made out, alluding to the Munich accord of September 1938 ('Peace in our time', to quote Chamberlain's words). This uniface medal was published in 1938 by the Belgian medallist, Victor Demanet, at a subscription price of 250 francs in silver or 30 francs in bronze. This example in bronze was given to the Gallery by the art critic and collector, Marion Harry Spielmann, in 1939.

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