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Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

(1885-1965), Labour and Co-operative politician, First Lord of the Admiralty and Minister of Defence

Sitter in 31 portraits
Albert Victor Alexander was a Labour and Co-operative politician. In 1920 he was made secretary to the Co-operative Congress, the national conference for the British Co-operative Movement; he held this post until 1946. Alexander was elected to Parliament as a Co-operative Party MP in 1922. When Labour formed its first government in 1924, Ramsay Macdonald made Alexander Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State to the Board of Trade. He went on to serve three times as First Lord of the Admiralty, including during the Second World War, and as Minister of Defence under Clement Attlee.

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'The Labour Cabinet, 1929', by Barratt's - NPG x197884

'The Labour Cabinet, 1929'

by Barratt's
bromide postcard print, 1929
NPG x197884

Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163474

Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, November 1940
NPG x163474

Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163475

Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, November 1940
NPG x163475

Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163476

Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, October 1942
NPG x163476

Clement Attlee and Prime Ministers at the Commonwealth Conference, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x71999

Clement Attlee and Prime Ministers at the Commonwealth Conference

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 11 October 1948
NPG x71999

Clement Attlee and Prime Ministers at the Commonwealth Conference, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72000

Clement Attlee and Prime Ministers at the Commonwealth Conference

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 11 October 1948
NPG x72000

Clement Attlee and Prime Ministers at the Commonwealth Conference, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x72001

Clement Attlee and Prime Ministers at the Commonwealth Conference

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 11 October 1948
NPG x72001

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Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Walter Stoneman
negative, October 1942
NPG x164529

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Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Walter Stoneman
negative, October 1942
NPG x164530

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Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1942
NPG x2554

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Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1942
NPG x2556

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Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1942
NPG x2557

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Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1942
NPG x2558

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Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1942
NPG x2559

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Albert Victor Alexander, Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1942
NPG x2560

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