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Image: Henry Mayo Bateman. Winston Churchill Smiles at the Camera, ca. 1912
Henry Mayo Bateman. Winston Churchill Smiles at the Camera, ca. 1912
In 1911 Prime Minister Herbert Asquith appointed Churchill First Lord of the Admiralty, the civilian head of Britain's Navy. This caricature portrays him as he smiles for a photographer. The man accompanying him may be David Lloyd George, a Liberal ally.
Object Details:
Ink over pencil drawing. Swann Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress (60)LC-USZ62-84842

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