5 of 22 portraits of Keir Hardie
by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 8 February 1906
14 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. (368 mm x 267 mm)
Given by Francis Johnson, 1965
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Sitterback to top
- (James) Keir Hardie (né James Kerr) (1856-1915), Socialist leader and founder of the Labour Party. Sitter in 22 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir Leslie Ward (1851-1922), 'Spy'; caricaturist and portrait painter; son of Edward Matthew Ward. Artist associated with 1591 portraits, Sitter in 9 portraits.
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Drawn for Vanity Fair, 1906, the year Hardie became the first leader of the Labour Party in the House of Commons.
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- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 279