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Asquith Collection

Background imageAsquith Collection: Photos on piano, Lloyd Georges farm at Churt, Surrey

Photos on piano, Lloyd Georges farm at Churt, Surrey
Photos on the piano, Lloyd Georges farm at Churt, Surrey. On the back row, l-r: Eleftherios Venizelos, Lloyd George with Prince of Wales (future Edward VIII), General Foch

Background imageAsquith Collection: Violet Bonham-Carter, c. 1915

Violet Bonham-Carter, c. 1915
Photographic portrait of Violet Bonham-Carter (1887-1969), nee Asquith, the Liberal politician and Governor of the BBC, pictured c.1915

Background imageAsquith Collection: David Lloyd George leaving Downing Street

David Lloyd George leaving Downing Street
Lloyd George pictured leaving Downing Street after his resignation with his wife and daughter Megan. His resignation announcement featured in the Court circular of 19th October

Background imageAsquith Collection: Group photo, Imperial Conference 1907

Group photo, Imperial Conference 1907
Group photo, Imperial (Colonial) Conference, taken at the Colonial Office on 2 May 1907. It was decided at the conference to stop referring to self-governing British colonies as colonies

Background imageAsquith Collection: Daily Chronicle, Never more confident of victory, WW1

Daily Chronicle, Never more confident of victory, WW1
Daily Chronicle, original news stand poster, " Never more confident of victory" -- Mr Asquith, 29 July 1915, First World War. 1915

Background imageAsquith Collection: Richard K. Causton MP, Vanity Fair, Spy

Richard K. Causton MP, Vanity Fair, Spy
RICHARD KNIGHT CAUSTON, 1st Baron Southwark (1843-1929) British businessman and Liberal politician. MP for Colchester and later for Southwark West, a seat he held for 26 years

Background imageAsquith Collection: Anthony Asquith as a boy at 10 Downing Street, London

Anthony Asquith as a boy at 10 Downing Street, London
Anthony Asquith (1902-1968) as a boy at 10 Downing Street, Central London, when his father, Herbert Henry Asquith, was Prime Minister

Background imageAsquith Collection: Cartoon, The Futurist (House of Lords reform)

Cartoon, The Futurist (House of Lords reform)
Cartoon, The Futurist -- Bonar Law and Asquith on the failure to reform the House of Lords. Date: 1913

Background imageAsquith Collection: Suffragettes Chalking Pavement Deputation

Suffragettes Chalking Pavement Deputation. A group of W.S.P.U members in replica prison dress chalk the pavement announcing the deputation to Mr. Asquith, 24th february 1909

Background imageAsquith Collection: WOMENs DEPUTATION / 1911

WOMENs DEPUTATION / 1911
Christabel Pankhurst & Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence on a deputation to Asquith & LLoyd George. Date: 17 November 1911

Background imageAsquith Collection: Hh Asquith / Vfair 1904

Hh Asquith / Vfair 1904
Herbert Henry Asquith Statesman

Background imageAsquith Collection: Herbert Henry Asquith

Herbert Henry Asquith Statesman

Background imageAsquith Collection: Henry Herbert Asquith

Henry Herbert Asquith

Background imageAsquith Collection: Henry Herbert Asquith British Prime Minister

Henry Herbert Asquith British Prime Minister

Background imageAsquith Collection: Miss Elizabeth Asquith

Miss Elizabeth Asquith
A portrait painting of Elizabeth Charlotte Lucy Asquith Bibesco, an English woman who was to become a socialite, actress and writer

Background imageAsquith Collection: Prime Ministers during the reign of King George V

Prime Ministers during the reign of King George V
Prime Ministers during the first 25 years of the reign of King George V: Asquith, Lloyd George, Ramsay Macdonald, Bonar Law, Baldwin. Date: 1935

Background imageAsquith Collection: Photographs of guests including 4 Cabinet Ministers, riding the new Louis Brennan monorail at

Photographs of guests including 4 Cabinet Ministers, riding the new Louis Brennan monorail at Shepherds Bush. Captioned, Ministers Rail at Shepherd's Bush

Background imageAsquith Collection: Film studio London street setting, Welwyn Garden City

Film studio London street setting, Welwyn Garden City
British film studio London street setting at Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, for Anthony Asquith's production of Princess Priscilla's Fortnight

Background imageAsquith Collection: Front cover, The British Gazette, General Strike, 1926

Front cover, The British Gazette, General Strike, 1926
Upper part of front cover, The Briitish Gazette, covering the General Strike, 8 May 1926 Date: 1926

Background imageAsquith Collection: Cartoon, Liberal Prime Minister Asquith

Cartoon, Liberal Prime Minister Asquith
Political cartoon, Liberal Prime Minister Asquith, I can't get all this washed in time - cat washerwoman attempting to cope with Parliamentary Bills in the form of laundry

Background imageAsquith Collection: HERBERT HENRY ASQUITH

HERBERT HENRY ASQUITH (1852 - 1928), Statesman Mr Asquith bringing in the Death Duties Budget of 1907 1907

Background imageAsquith Collection: Social clubs are even more of a menace to society than pubs - or so a working class wife is

Social clubs are even more of a menace to society than pubs - or so a working class wife is represented as telling Asquith when he introduces his licensing bill for pubs Date: 1908

Background imageAsquith Collection: Cartoon, Sale of Peerages by Lloyd George and Asquith

Cartoon, Sale of Peerages by Lloyd George and Asquith
The Chance of a Lifetime. Cartoon, Sale of Peerages -- Asquith and Lloyd George sell off peerages. Date: 1910

Background imageAsquith Collection: The best attended private view: society and Sir John and Lady Laverys pictures

The best attended private view: society and Sir John and Lady Laverys pictures. The show of pictures by Sir John and Lady Lavery at the Alpine Galleries was the smartest private view imaginable

Background imageAsquith Collection: Prime Minister Asquith - Commons Home Rule Bill debate

Prime Minister Asquith - Commons Home Rule Bill debate
Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asquith (1852 - 1928), replying to Mr Walter Longs Amendment Speech in the House of Commons, declaring that it would be disasterous to proceed with the Home Rule Bill

Background imageAsquith Collection: Society Returns to the Bicycle by Hynes

Society Returns to the Bicycle by Hynes
Fantastic caricatures of some of the most famous faces in 1930s British society, all furiously peddling away on bicycles. Back row from left: Sir Henry Birkin

Background imageAsquith Collection: Herbert Henry Asquith, Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street

Herbert Henry Asquith, Prime Minister, 10 Downing Street
Herbert Henry Asquith, Prime Minister, leaving 10 Downing Street, London, to enter his motorcar. 1911

Background imageAsquith Collection: Christabel Pankhurst

Christabel Pankhurst (1880 - 1958), British suffragette, in Montmartre, Paris, after being forced to leave London for fear of arrest

Background imageAsquith Collection: Herbert Henry Asquith, British politician

Herbert Henry Asquith, British politician
Herbert Henry Asquith (1852-1928), British Liberal politician and Prime Minister. circa 1913-1914

Background imageAsquith Collection: Herbert Henry Asquith, Liberal Party politician

Herbert Henry Asquith, Liberal Party politician
Herbert Henry Asquith (1852-1928), Liberal Party politician, British Prime Minister from 1908 to 1916. 1906

Background imageAsquith Collection: James Braid and Party at Archerfield House

James Braid and Party at Archerfield House
Golfer James Braid as he stands at the entrance to Archerfield House with Sir George Riddell, Mr Watt, Mr and Mrs Asquith, and their children, Miss Asquith, Miss Elizabeth Asquith

Background imageAsquith Collection: A Coster Group at the Westminster Hospital Ball

A Coster Group at the Westminster Hospital Ball
A group in costermongers costumes at the Westminster Hospital Ball at the Dorchester Hotel in June 1931. From left, Simon Elwes, Mr Francis Toye

Background imageAsquith Collection: Lady Violet Bonham-Carter

Lady Violet Bonham-Carter
Violet Bonham-Carter (1887-1969), nee Asquith, the Liberal politician and Governor of the BBC. Pictured during the Liberal Assembly, over which she presided as Chairperson. Date: 1946

Background imageAsquith Collection: The Catch of the Season - Asquith & the Vote, 1917

The Catch of the Season - Asquith & the Vote, 1917
Prime Minister Herbert Asquith shown being helped aboard a bus with the help of a female conductor during the First World War

Background imageAsquith Collection: Two suffragettes signing a petition

Two suffragettes signing a petition for womens suffrage to be presented to the Prime Minister Herbert Asquith, following the conclusion of a Womens March from Edinburgh to London Date: 1912

Background imageAsquith Collection: Winston Churchill visits Prime Minister - Curragh incident

Winston Churchill visits Prime Minister - Curragh incident
Winston Churchill visits the Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asquith on Monday 26th 1914 following the Curragh incident of 20th March 1914 (also known as the Curragh mutiny)

Background imageAsquith Collection: Lady Cynthia Asquith with her son John

Lady Cynthia Asquith with her son John
Lady Cynthia Asquith (1887 - 1960) (nee Charteris), daughter of Lord Wemyss, author and notable survivor of the Titanic. Wife of Herbert Asquith, second son of the Prime Minister

Background imageAsquith Collection: Lady Helen Asquith

Lady Helen Asquith OBE (1908-2000) daughter of Raymond Asquith and granddaughter of Prime Minister Herbert Asquith. Educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, she was a teacher

Background imageAsquith Collection: Katherine Horner, later Asquith

Katherine Horner, later Asquith
Katharine Frances Asquith (n饠 Horner) (1885-1976), Daughter of Sir John and Lady Horner; wife of Raymond Asquith. Miss Katherine Horner

Background imageAsquith Collection: Suffragette Chained to Railings Petition

Suffragette Chained to Railings Petition. Suffragette chained to railings outside home of Mr Asquith, carries a Votes for Women petition

Background imageAsquith Collection: The Wharf, Sutton Courtney - home of Herbert Asquith

The Wharf, Sutton Courtney - home of Herbert Asquith
The country retreat of Prime Minister Herbert Asquith at Sutton Courtney, Berkshire (now in Oxfordshire after boundary changes in 1974). n 1912 the Prime Minister H. H

Background imageAsquith Collection: Wedding of Violet Asquith and Maurice Bonham-Carter

Wedding of Violet Asquith and Maurice Bonham-Carter
Wedding group at the marriage of Violet Asquith to Maurice Bonham-Carter. Helen Violet Bonham Carter, Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury

Background imageAsquith Collection: Society during the 1924 London Season

Society during the 1924 London Season
Double page spread from The Sketch featuring photographs of well-known figures in society in London for the summer season

Background imageAsquith Collection: A Young Herbert Henry Asquith in 1876

A Young Herbert Henry Asquith in 1876
A Young Herbert Henry Asquith (future British Prime Minster 1852-1928) pictured in 1876. Date: 1876

Background imageAsquith Collection: Priscilla Bibesco and Herbert Henry Asquith

Priscilla Bibesco and Herbert Henry Asquith
Priscilla Bibesco (1920-2004) with her grandfather, Herbert Henry Asquith (1852-1928), former British Prime Minister, on his 74th birthday, 12 September 1926. 1926

Background imageAsquith Collection: Mrs Asquith and her baby (Anthony Asquith)

Mrs Asquith and her baby (Anthony Asquith)
Emma Alice Margaret Asquith, Countess of Oxford and Asquith (nÚÑáTennant; 2 February 1864 28 July 1945), known as Margot Asquith, Anglo-Scottish socialite, author and wit. She was married to H. H

Background imageAsquith Collection: Mrs Raymond Asquith (Katherine Horner)

Mrs Raymond Asquith (Katherine Horner)
Portrait of Mrs Raymond Asquith, formerly Miss Katherine Horner, wife of the eldest son of Prime Minister H. H. Asquith. She was the younger daughter of Sir John Horner of Mells Park

Background imageAsquith Collection: Anthony Wilding with society at Monte Carlo

Anthony Wilding with society at Monte Carlo
Tennis player and four-times Wimbledon champion A. F. Wilding pictured at Monte Carlo with Lady Henry, Miss Elizabeth Asquith (daughter of the Prime Minister) and Miss Heinsins. Date: 1914



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