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Frederic John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford

(1868-1933), Viceroy of India and First Lord of the Admiralty

Sitter in 5 portraits
Chelmsford served in India as a captain in the 4th Dorset Territorials before he became Viceroy of India (1916-21). He ensured that reforms, including greater representation and provisional autonomy, were introduced in preparation for future Indian self-rule. He led the Indian delegation to the League of Nations in 1922 and joined the Labour government of 1924 as First Lord of the Admiralty.

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Ramsay MacDonald and his cabinet of 1924, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x182171

Ramsay MacDonald and his cabinet of 1924

by Elliott & Fry
12 x 10 inch glass plate negative, 1924
NPG x182171

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Frederic John Napier Thesiger, 1st Viscount Chelmsford

by Unknown photographer
platinum print, circa 1921
NPG x6013


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