Women Labour MPs
5 of 30 portraits of Jennie Lee
Women Labour MPs
by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1929
5 5/8 in. x 7 1/2 in. (143 mm x 192 mm)
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Sittersback to top
- Ethel Benthem (1861-1931), Doctor, politician; MP for Islington East and suffragette. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Margaret Grace Bondfield (1873-1953), Politician; MP for Wallsend, Northampton and first woman cabinet minister. Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Mary Agnes Hamilton (née Adamson) (1882-1966), Politician, writer and broadcaster. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- (Arabella) Susan Lawrence (1871-1947), Politician: MP for East Ham North. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Janet ('Jennie') Lee, Baroness Lee of Asheridge (1904-1988), Politician; MP for Cannock and North Lanarkshire and wife of Aneurin Bevan. Sitter in 30 portraits.
- Lady Cynthia Blanche Mosley (née Curzon) (1898-1933), Politician; MP for Stoke and society figure; first wife of Sir Oswald Mosley. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- Marion Phillips (1881-1932), Politician; MP for Sunderland. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- Edith Picton-Turbervill (1872-1960), Social reformer, writer and politician; MP for The Wrekin. Sitter in 8 portraits.
- Ellen Cicely Wilkinson (1891-1947), Politician; MP for Middlesbrough East and Jarrow, Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Home Security. Sitter in 32 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Among the MP's photographed following the 1929 general election are the first woman cabinet minister (Margaret Bondfield), the future leader of the Jarrow marchers (Ellen Wildinson) and the founding spirit of the Open University (Jennie Lee).
Linked publicationsback to top
- Owen, Elizabeth, Fashion in Photographs 1920-1940, 1993, p. 55