Public and Private: Winston Churchill in Photographs

National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London

A revealing look at one of Britain's boldest/ baldest leaders

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This event ended on Sunday 5th of June 2016
Admission

Free

Venue Information

National Portrait Gallery
St Martin's Place, WC2H 0HE

Nearest Stations

Charing Cross 0.13 miles

Website

http://www.npg.org.uk/

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To coincide with the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, this display gives a broad picture of Churchill’s many roles through works from the Photographs Collection. The steadfast wartime leader is shown in iconic portraits and morale-boosting ephemera, while press prints, tear sheets and snapshots show him as a correspondent, soldier, painter, writer, friend and family man.

Alongside studio portraits which became emblematic of Churchill’s bulldog-like persistence, the display features photographs of a Churchill as a young man and informal portraits at home with his family. An album of personal snapshots of Clementine and Winston Churchill’s voyage with Walter Guinness, 1st Baron Moyne in 1934, during Churchill’s ‘wilderness years’, will be displayed for the first time.

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