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Arnold Joseph Toynbee

(1889-1975), Historian and nephew of Arnold Toynbee

Sitter in 12 portraits
Director of Studies at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (RIIA) from 1925 until 1955 and co-editor of the RIIA's annual Survey of International Affairs. Toynbee worked for British Intelligence during World War I and served as a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. During World War II, he again worked for the Foreign Office and attended the post-war peace talks. The publication of an abridgement of the first six volumes of his A Study of History in 1946 earned him a level of public recognition not matched by any other historian of his time. His influence was short lived however, and his work gradually faded from view.

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Arnold Joseph Toynbee, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(77)

Arnold Joseph Toynbee

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1955
NPG P490(77)

Arnold Joseph Toynbee; Philip Toynbee, by Irving Penn - NPG P1399

Arnold Joseph Toynbee; Philip Toynbee

by Irving Penn
gelatin silver print, 1958
NPG P1399

Arnold Joseph Toynbee, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x167182

Arnold Joseph Toynbee

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, November 1945
NPG x167182

Arnold Joseph Toynbee, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x86049

Arnold Joseph Toynbee

by Elliott & Fry
quarter-plate glass negative, 1955
NPG x86049

Arnold Joseph Toynbee, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x165989

Arnold Joseph Toynbee

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 1 October 1969
NPG x165989

Arnold Joseph Toynbee, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x165990

Arnold Joseph Toynbee

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 1 October 1969
NPG x165990

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Arnold Joseph Toynbee

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187557

Web image not currently available

Arnold Joseph Toynbee

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, November 1945
NPG x187558

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