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Shirley Williams

(1930-2021), Academic and politician; MP for Hitchin, Crosby and Stevenage and co-founder of Social Democratic Party

Shirley Vivien Teresa Brittain Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby

Sitter in 11 portraits
The daughter of Vera Brittain, Shirley Williams became a Labour MP in 1964. She was a co-founder of the Social Democratic Party in 1981, and became the party's first elected MP. In 1988 she joined the merged Social and Liberal Democratic Party. Williams was awarded a life peerage in 1993.

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Shirley Williams, by Bern Schwartz - NPG P1267

Shirley Williams

by Bern Schwartz
dye transfer print, 19 May 1977
NPG P1267

Shirley Williams, by Madame Yevonde - NPG x131754

Shirley Williams

by Madame Yevonde
black and white reprint on card mount, 1960s
NPG x131754

Shirley Williams, by Walter Bird - NPG x166854

Shirley Williams

by Walter Bird
bromide print, 21 June 1966
NPG x166854

Shirley Williams, by David Newell-Smith - NPG x200267

Shirley Williams

by David Newell-Smith
gelatin silver print, circa 1970
NPG x200267

Shirley Williams, by Unknown photographer - NPG x27422

Shirley Williams

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 28 March 1974
NPG x27422

Shirley Williams, by Clay Perry - NPG x137414

Shirley Williams

by Clay Perry
C-type colour print, 1974
NPG x137414

Shirley Williams, by Michael Ward - NPG x128562

Shirley Williams

by Michael Ward
bromide fibre print, 26 March 1977
NPG x128562

Shirley Williams, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18644

Shirley Williams

by Mayotte Magnus
bromide print, May 1977
NPG x18644

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Shirley Williams

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 29 July 1969
NPG x173121

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Shirley Williams

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 29 July 1969
NPG x173122

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