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Anthony Asquith

(1902-1968), Film director; youngest son of Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith

Sitter associated with 30 portraits
Anthony Asquith was a film director. Born in London, he was the son of Herbert Henry Asquith, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War I, and Margot Asquith. His first successful film was Pygmalion (1938) based on the George Bernard Shaw play. His later films included The Winslow Boy (1948), The Browning Version (1951), and The Importance of Being Earnest (1952). The last two starred Michael Redgrave. All three were remade in subsequent years.

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Anthony Asquith, by Howard Coster - NPG x2477

Anthony Asquith

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x2477

Anthony Asquith, by Rolf Mahrenholz - NPG x68832

Anthony Asquith

by Rolf Mahrenholz
cream-toned vintage bromide print, 1940s
NPG x68832

Anthony Asquith, by Lotte Meitner-Graf - NPG x35131

Anthony Asquith

by Lotte Meitner-Graf
bromide print, 1950s
NPG x35131

Anthony Asquith, by Cornel Lucas - NPG x35130

Anthony Asquith

by Cornel Lucas
bromide fibre print on card mount, 1950s
NPG x35130

Anthony Asquith, by Cornel Lucas - NPG x87107

Anthony Asquith

by Cornel Lucas
bromide fibre print, 1950s
NPG x87107

Anthony Asquith, by Robert Stewart Sherriffs - NPG D43

Anthony Asquith

by Robert Stewart Sherriffs
pen and ink, 1927

Anthony Asquith, after Wyndham Lewis - NPG D32931

Anthony Asquith

after Wyndham Lewis
lithograph, 1932
NPG D32931

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Anthony Asquith

by Fred Daniels
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 10 August 1949
NPG x193361

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Derek Parker; Anthony Asquith

by David Farrell
bromide print, 1968
NPG x125470

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