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Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

(1887-1972), Archbishop of Canterbury

Sitter in 57 portraits
Archbishop of Canterbury (1945-61); came to world attention when officiating at the coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II in 1953; an advocate of Christian unity, his epoch-making visit to Pope John XXIII in 1960 paved the way for later developments in ecumenicism.

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Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Reginald Grenville Eves - NPG 5918

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Reginald Grenville Eves
oil on canvas, circa 1934
NPG 5918

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Unknown photographer - NPG x159047

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 1930s
NPG x159047

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x167550

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, November 1938
NPG x167550

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x26947

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 25 April 1939
NPG x26947

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x26948

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 25 April 1939
NPG x26948

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x26949

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 25 April 1939
NPG x26949

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x26950

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 25 April 1939
NPG x26950

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x26951

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 25 April 1939
NPG x26951

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x26952

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate glass negative, 25 April 1939
NPG x26952

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Howard Coster - NPG x12225

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940s
NPG x12225

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Howard Coster - NPG x12226

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940s
NPG x12226

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Howard Coster - NPG x12227

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940s
NPG x12227

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Howard Coster - NPG x12228

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940s
NPG x12228

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Howard Coster - NPG x12229

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940s
NPG x12229

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Howard Coster - NPG x12230

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940s
NPG x12230

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Howard Coster - NPG x12231

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940s
NPG x12231

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Howard Coster - NPG x12232

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940s
NPG x12232

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Howard Coster - NPG x12233

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940s
NPG x12233

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth, by Howard Coster - NPG x12234

Geoffrey Francis Fisher, Baron Fisher of Lambeth

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1940s
NPG x12234

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