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(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

(1908-1987), Politician; Secretary of State for the Colonies

Sitter in 19 portraits
In 1935 Duncan-Sandys was elected as a Conservative MP and married Diana Bailey, eldest daughter of Sir Winston Churchill. During World War II he saw active service until 1941 when he was involved in a serious car crash. He resumed his political career in the Coalition Government, amidst some claims of nepotism. He lost his seat in the 1945 general election but was re-elected in 1950 and served in a number of posts including Minister of Defence and Secretary of State for the Colonies and Commonwealth Relations. In 1966 his was dismissed by the Party's new leader, Edward Heath.

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Change the crew?  Why we'll row forever, steady from stroke to bow, by Victor Weisz - NPG 5351

Change the crew? Why we'll row forever, steady from stroke to bow

by Victor Weisz
pencil, pen and ink and white heightening, published in Evening Standard 5 April 1962
NPG 5351

'So what if we lose a few shopkeepers votes' he said, by William Papas ('Papas') - NPG 5360

'So what if we lose a few shopkeepers votes' he said

by William Papas ('Papas')
pen and ink and blue crayon, 1964
NPG 5360

'I wouldn't mind him playing the organ if only he knew how to play it', by (Arthur Stuart) Michael Cummings ('Cummings') - NPG 5364

'I wouldn't mind him playing the organ if only he knew how to play it'

by (Arthur Stuart) Michael Cummings ('Cummings')
pen and ink and wash, 1967
NPG 5364

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, by Unknown photographer - NPG x44908

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1940s
NPG x44908

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163711

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

by Walter Stoneman
negative, March 1942
NPG x163711

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163712

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

by Walter Stoneman
negative, March 1942
NPG x163712

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163713

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

by Walter Stoneman
negative, March 1942
NPG x163713

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163714

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

by Walter Stoneman
negative, March 1942
NPG x163714

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163715

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

by Walter Stoneman
negative, March 1942
NPG x163715

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x44907

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, March 1942
NPG x44907

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, by Vivienne - NPG x22351

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s-1960s
NPG x22351

Winston Churchill and his cabinet of 1955, by International News Photos - NPG x182304

Winston Churchill and his cabinet of 1955

by International News Photos
vintage print, 1955
NPG x182304

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys, by David Newell-Smith - NPG x200283

(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

by David Newell-Smith
gelatin silver print, circa 1970
NPG x200283

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Group at Chantilly

probably by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, circa 1946
NPG x136176

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Group at Chantilly

by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, circa 1946
NPG x136243

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Group in Chantilly

by Virginia Surtees
vintage snapshot print, circa 1946
NPG x136244

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