Joe Chamberlain(1836-1914), Industrialist and politician; MP for Birmingham
Joseph ('Joe') Chamberlain
Sitter in 105 portraits
Statesman; social reformer; mayor of Birmingham 1873-5; president of the Board of Trade in Gladstone's second cabinet, 1880-5; resigned from cabinet in 1886 over Home Rule; secretary of state for colonies under Lord Salisbury and A.J. Balfour, 1895-1903, notably during Boer War; resigned and campaigned for tariff reform, 1903-6.
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by Sydney Prior Hall
oil on canvas, circa 1895
by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')
pen and ink, 1900s?
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