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Sir Caspar John, by Augustus John - NPG 6192

Sir Caspar John

by Augustus John
oil on panel, circa 1920
NPG 6192

Neville Chamberlain, by Henry Lamb - NPG 4279

Neville Chamberlain

by Henry Lamb
oil on canvas, circa 1939
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4279

Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart, by Hein Heckroth - NPG 5907

Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart

by Hein Heckroth
oil on board, 1939
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5907

Sir Claude Auchinleck, by Reginald Grenville Eves - NPG 4639

Sir Claude Auchinleck

by Reginald Grenville Eves
oil on canvasboard, 1940
NPG 4639

Sir Frederick William Bowhill, by Bertram Park - NPG P459

Sir Frederick William Bowhill

by Bertram Park
vintage bromide print, 1940
NPG P459

Jan Christian Smuts, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(72)

Jan Christian Smuts

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1943
NPG P490(72)

Henry Moore, by Lee Miller - NPG P1083

Henry Moore

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1943
NPG P1083

Laurie Lee, by Anthony Devas - NPG 6726

Laurie Lee

by Anthony Devas
oil on canvas, 1944
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6726

Sir Archibald Hector McIndoe, by Anna Zinkeisen - NPG 5927

Sir Archibald Hector McIndoe

by Anna Zinkeisen
oil on canvas, circa 1944
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5927

Sir John Greer Dill, by Yousuf Karsh - NPG P490(24)

Sir John Greer Dill

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1944
NPG P490(24)

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, by Frank Salisbury - NPG L165

Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

by Frank Salisbury
oil on canvas, 1945
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L165

Stephen Spender, by Irving Penn - NPG P600

Stephen Spender

by Irving Penn
vintage bromide print, 1947
NPG P600

John Philip Pagan Taylor, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154283

John Philip Pagan Taylor

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 1 February 1939
NPG x154283

John Philip Pagan Taylor, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154284

John Philip Pagan Taylor

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 1 February 1939
NPG x154284

John Philip Pagan Taylor, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154285

John Philip Pagan Taylor

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 1 February 1939
NPG x154285

Sir (Ernest) Guy Richard Lloyd, 1st Bt, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154201

Sir (Ernest) Guy Richard Lloyd, 1st Bt

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 21 May 1940
NPG x154201

Roderick Alastair Brook Learoyd, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154224

Roderick Alastair Brook Learoyd

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 11 June 1940
NPG x154224

Roderick Alastair Brook Learoyd, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154225

Roderick Alastair Brook Learoyd

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 11 June 1940
NPG x154225

Henry Paget King-Fretts, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154286

Henry Paget King-Fretts

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate film negative, 13 June 1940
NPG x154286

Winston Churchill, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x40055

Winston Churchill

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 1940
NPG x40055

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x34879

Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester

by Dorothy Wilding
chlorobromide print on tissue and card mount, 1940
NPG x34879

Gladys Calthrop, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x83656

Gladys Calthrop

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, November 1940
NPG x83656

Sir John Noble Kennedy, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x85677

Sir John Noble Kennedy

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 30 December 1940
NPG x85677

John Arthur Mallock Bond, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163270

John Arthur Mallock Bond

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, December 1941
NPG x163270

John Arthur Mallock Bond, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163271

John Arthur Mallock Bond

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, December 1941
NPG x163271

John Arthur Mallock Bond, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163272

John Arthur Mallock Bond

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, December 1941
NPG x163272

John Arthur Mallock Bond, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163273

John Arthur Mallock Bond

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, December 1941
NPG x163273

John Scott Crawford, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154247

John Scott Crawford

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 26 September 1941
NPG x154247

John Scott Crawford, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154248

John Scott Crawford

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 26 September 1941
NPG x154248

Lord and Lady Newtown Butler with their daughter, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154255

Lord and Lady Newtown Butler with their daughter

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 22 October 1941
NPG x154255

Philip Babington, by Howard Coster - NPG x2637

Philip Babington

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1941
NPG x2637

Philip Babington, by Howard Coster - NPG x2638

Philip Babington

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1941
NPG x2638

Karel du Janousek, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x85369

Karel du Janousek

by Bassano Ltd
bromide print, 10 July 1941
NPG x85369

John Arthur Mallock Bond, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x4160

John Arthur Mallock Bond

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass copy negative, copied December 1941
NPG x4160

John Arthur Mallock Bond, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x4162

John Arthur Mallock Bond

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass copy negative, copied December 1941
NPG x4162

Francis Henry Norman Davidson, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163046

Francis Henry Norman Davidson

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, October 1942
NPG x163046

Sir Donald Jay McMullen, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x163361

Sir Donald Jay McMullen

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, January 1942
NPG x163361

Robert Beverley Pargiter, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x164213

Robert Beverley Pargiter

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, July 1942
NPG x164213

Robert Beverley Pargiter, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x164214

Robert Beverley Pargiter

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, July 1942
NPG x164214

Leslie Keith Lockhart, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x164551

Leslie Keith Lockhart

by Walter Stoneman
negative, November 1942
NPG x164551

Leslie Keith Lockhart, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x164552

Leslie Keith Lockhart

by Walter Stoneman
negative, November 1942
NPG x164552

Sir Dudley Burton Napier North, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x164695

Sir Dudley Burton Napier North

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, December 1942
NPG x164695

Henry Duncan Graham Crerar, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x166830

Henry Duncan Graham Crerar

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, October 1942
NPG x166830

Wilhelm von Tangen Hansteen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154264

Wilhelm von Tangen Hansteen

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 20 March 1942
NPG x154264

Wilhelm von Tangen Hansteen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154265

Wilhelm von Tangen Hansteen

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 20 March 1942
NPG x154265

Wilhelm von Tangen Hansteen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154266

Wilhelm von Tangen Hansteen

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 20 March 1942
NPG x154266

Wilhelm von Tangen Hansteen, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x154267

Wilhelm von Tangen Hansteen

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 20 March 1942
NPG x154267