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David Lloyd George

(1863-1945), Prime Minister

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

20th Century Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 132 portraits
Lloyd George was elected Liberal MP for Carnarvon Boroughs in 1890, a seat he held for fifty-five years. He became Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1908. In 1909 he introduced old-age pensions and, in 1911, the National Insurance Act, a scheme against ill-health and unemployment. He backed the war in defence of Belgium in 1914 and in 1916 became Prime Minister. He is remembered as one of Britain's greatest wartime leaders. He remained Prime Minister in a coalition government until 1922. A celebrated orator, his last speech in the House of Commons in 1940 attacked Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, and helped bring about the succession of Winston Churchill.

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David Lloyd George, by Reginald Haines, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x197800

David Lloyd George

by Reginald Haines, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x197800

David Lloyd George, by Bevan - NPG x197804

David Lloyd George

by Bevan
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x197804

David Lloyd George, by Unknown photographer - NPG x197805

David Lloyd George

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, early 1910s
NPG x197805

David Lloyd George, by James Russell & Sons, published by  The Shenley Real Photo Post Card (Percy Redjeb) - NPG x197806

David Lloyd George

by James Russell & Sons, published by The Shenley Real Photo Post Card (Percy Redjeb)
bromide postcard print, circa 1910
NPG x197806

David Lloyd George, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x197812

David Lloyd George

published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1910s
NPG x197812

Lady Megan Arfon Lloyd George; David Lloyd George, by Albert Henry Llewellyn Chapman - NPG x138005

Lady Megan Arfon Lloyd George; David Lloyd George

by Albert Henry Llewellyn Chapman
postcard print, 29 August 1911
NPG x138005

Group including David Lloyd George, by Unknown photographer - NPG x197819

Group including David Lloyd George

by Unknown photographer
bromide postcard print, circa 1912
NPG x197819

David Lloyd George, by E.H. Mills, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x197810

David Lloyd George

by E.H. Mills, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
postcard print, circa 1916
NPG x197810

David Lloyd George, by Olive Edis - NPG x12475

David Lloyd George

by Olive Edis
platinum print on photographer's card mount, 1917
NPG x12475

David Lloyd George, by Olive Edis - NPG x12476

David Lloyd George

by Olive Edis
platinum print on photographer's card mount, 1917
NPG x12476

David Lloyd George; D. W. Griffith, by Unknown photographer - NPG x194020

David Lloyd George; D. W. Griffith

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1917
NPG x194020

The Imperial War Cabinet, by Vandyk - NPG x32125

The Imperial War Cabinet

by Vandyk
10 x 12 inch glass negative, 25 June 1918
NPG x32125

David Lloyd George, published by Underwood & Underwood - NPG x45945

David Lloyd George

published by Underwood & Underwood
albumen stereoscopic card, circa 1918
NPG x45945

David Lloyd George, by Unknown photographer - NPG x139667

David Lloyd George

by Unknown photographer
half-plate glass negative, 10 December 1918
NPG x139667

The Imperial War Cabinet, by Vandyk - NPG x32126

The Imperial War Cabinet

by Vandyk
10 x 12 inch glass negative, 25 June 1918
NPG x32126

The Imperial War Cabinet, by Vandyk - NPG x32127

The Imperial War Cabinet

by Vandyk
10 x 12 inch glass negative, 25 June 1918
NPG x32127

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