John Loader Maffey, 1st Baron Rugby

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John Loader Maffey, 1st Baron Rugby, by Philip Alexius de László, 1923 - NPG 6597 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Loader Maffey, 1st Baron Rugby

by Philip Alexius de László
oil on canvas, 1923
38 5/8 in. x 26 1/2 in. (980 mm x 672 mm)
Given by sitter's daughter, Penelope Loader (née Maffey), Lady Aitken, 2001
Primary Collection
NPG 6597


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This is the study for two official portraits, for Government House, Peshawar, and Christ Church, Oxford. It captures something of the sensitivity to local situations, which was the hallmark of Maffey's career; he wears the ribbon of the Victorian Order, awarded in 1921.

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