Walter Monckton, 1st Viscount Monckton(1891-1965), Statesman
Sitter in 9 portraits
Lawyer and politician; Monckton had been the Prince of Wales's contemporary at Oxford and was his Attorney-General (1932-36) and closest confidant during the abdication crisis; his services were recognised too by George VI who dubbed him the first knight of his reign on 1 January 1937.
by Photographic News Agencies Limited
bromide press print, 20 August 1941
Visit From Your Armchair
Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
An online exhibition celebrating the very best in contemporary portrait photography.
Explore our community photography project, which presents a personal record of the UK during lockdown.
Sculptures in 360°
See sculptures and fascinating objects from our Collection from all angles.
David Hockney: Drawing from Life
Watch highlights from our special exhibition, which had to close early in March 2020 due to lockdown.