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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

(1872-1949), Journalist and historian

Sitter in 16 portraits
John Lawrence Le Breton Hammond began his career as a journalist editing the weekly journal The Speaker between 1899 and 1906. After the First World War, he worked for the Manchester Guardian. With his wife, Lucy Barbara Hammond, he wrote three history books that looked at the impact of the industrial revolution on the working class: The Village Labourer (1911), The Town Labourer (1917) and The Skilled Labourer (1919). This famous trilogy established the couple as the leading social historians of their time. Hammond also wrote Lord Shaftesbury (1923), The Age of the Chartists (1930), C. P. Scott (1934) and Gladstone and the Irish Nation (1934).

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x168096

(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, November 1945
NPG x168096

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Lafayette
half-plate nitrate negative, 27 February 1933
NPG x70753

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Lafayette
half-plate nitrate negative, 27 February 1933
NPG x70754

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x20860

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x20861

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x20862

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x20863

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x20864

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x20865

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x20866

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1939
NPG x20867

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187559

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187560

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(John) Lawrence Le Breton Hammond

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187561

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