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20th Century Portraits Catalogue

William Riddell Birdwood, 1st Baron Birdwood (1865-1951), Field Marshal

Portraits in 20th Century Portraits Catalogue | Other NPG portraits

General Officers of World War I

by John Singer Sargent
1922
NPG 1954

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