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Change the crew? Why we'll row forever, steady from stroke to bow

19 of 35 portraits of Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

Change the crew? Why we'll row forever, steady from stroke to bow

by Victor Weisz
pencil, pen and ink and white heightening, published in Evening Standard, 5 April 1962
17 7/8 in. x 21 5/8 in. (454 mm x 549 mm)
Given by Lady Ruth Marples, 1980
Primary Collection
NPG 5351


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  • Victor Weisz (1913-1966), 'Vicky'; cartoonist. Artist associated with 15 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.

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Vicky's cartoon relates to Macmillan's unexpected cabinet re-shuffle of July 1962 when a number of his most loyal ministers were sacked. Coxed by Harold Macmillan, the 'crew', all of whom held office during Macmillan's early days in power, are (left to right): Quintin Hogg, Ernest Marples, Reginald Maudling, Duncan Duncan-Sandys, Alec Douglas-Home, John Selwyn Lloyd, 'Rab' Butler and Iain Macleod. Given by Lady Ruth Marples, 1980.
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