George Lansbury; Ernest Bevin; Dr Adler; Thomas Johnston
by James Jarché, for Daily Herald Click on the links below to find out more
modern resin print from original negative, 3 October 1932
5 1/4 in. x 7 1/2 in. (132 mm x 192 mm) image size
Given by IPC Newspapers Limited, 1971
- Dr Adler. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Ernest Bevin (1881-1951), General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union and politician; MP for Wandsworth Central and Woolwich East. Sitter associated with 59 portraits.
- Thomas Johnston (1881-1965), Politician and newspaper editor. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- George Lansbury (1859-1940), Pacifist and politician; Labour leader and MP for Bow and Bromley. Sitter in 30 portraits.
- Daily Herald. Artist associated with 146 portraits.
- James Jarché (1891-1965). Artist associated with 47 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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