An Eightieth Year Tribute to Winston Churchill: Statesman, Historian, Sportsman, Soldier and Orator

An Eightieth Year Tribute to Winston Churchill: Statesman, Historian, Sportsman, Soldier and Orator

An Eightieth Year Tribute to Winston Churchill: Statesman, Historian, Sportsman, Soldier and Orator

An Eightieth Year Tribute to Winston Churchill: Statesman, Historian, Sportsman, Soldier and Orator

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EXPLANATORY INDEX

COLOUR PLATES

PLATE

I. THE RIGHT HON. SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, K.G., P.C., O.M., C.H., T.D. Facing Title Page

PRIME MINISTER OF GREAT BRITAIN AND FIRST LORD OF THE TREASURY. From a Studio Portrait by Karsh of Ottawa.

II. THE ARMS OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, KNIGHT OF THE GARTER Facing Page 4

A SHIELD QUARTERING THE ARMS OF CHURCHILL WITH THOSE OF HIS PATERNAL FAMILY OF SPENCER.

III. THE BEAUTIFUL MOTHER OF A BRILLIANT SON Facing Page 12

LADY RANDOLPH SPENCER-CHURCHILL (NÉE MISS JENNIE JEROME, OF NEW YORK). From a painting owned by Sir Winston Churchill.

IV. THE DISTINGUISHED AUTHOR: SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, K.G., IN HIS STUDY AT CHARTWELL Facing Page 24

V. THE BIRTHPLACE OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, K.G.: His INFANT CURLS, AND OTHER RELICS Facing Page 28

Colour Photographs by George Varjas/Reflex.

VI. AS A YOUNG MOTHER; AND BEFORE HER MARRIAGE: LADY CHURCHILL, WHOSE WEDDING TOOK PLACE IN 1908 Facing Page 36

Portrait by the late Sir John Lavery, R.A., Reproduced by Courtesy of Lady Churchill.

VII. THE BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY HOME OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL: CHARTWELL, WESTERHAM, KENT Facing Page 40

VIII. CONTAINING MANY HISTORICAL MEMENTOES: SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL'S STUDY AT CHARTWELL Facing Page 44

Reproductions by Courtesy of " Life" Magazine and "The Daily Telegraph."

IX. THE HON. R.A. EXTRAORDINARY: SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, K.G., AS ARTIST Facing Page 52

Reproduced by Courtesy of " Life" Magazine and "The Daily Telegraph."

X. THE ART OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, K.G., HON. R.A. EXTRAORDINARY: TWO PAINTINGS WHICH HE EXHIBITED IN THE ROYAL ACADEMY Facing Page 56

Reproduced by permission of Sir WINSTON CHURCHILL, K.G., O.M., C.H., M.P., Hon. R.A. Extraordinary. Copyright reserved.

XI. BRITAIN'S PRIME MINISTER IN WAR AND PEACE: SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, K.G. Facing Page 60

IN THE GARDEN OF No. 10, DOWNING STREET; AND WITH HIS DOG "RUFUS II."

XII. IN THE GROUNDS AT CHARTWELL: SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, WITH A THOROUGHBRED COLT Facing Page 64

Reproduced by Courtesy of " Life" Magazine and "The Daily Telegraph."

GRAVURE PLATES

PLATE

A A "PROTEUS" OF POLITICS: SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL IN THE MANY OFFICES HE HAS HELD Facing Page 8

B SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL AS A SOLDIER IN THE 'NINETIES: STATIONED IN INDIA, AND ON ACTIVE SERVICE Facing Page 16

C THE FIRST SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, AND OTHER NOTABLE ANCESTORS OF SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, K.G. Following Page 20

Portraits of Lady Dorothy Sydney, and of the first and second Earls of Sunderland reproduced by Courtesy of Lord de L'Isle and Dudley, V.C.; other Portraits by Courtesy of the Duke of Marlborough.

D SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL'S GREAT ANCESTORS: THE FIRST DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH AND HIS DUCHESS Preceding Page 21

Reproductions by Courtesy of the Duke of Marlborough and the Earl Spencer.

SECTIONS

SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL IN PARLIAMENT BY EARL WINTERTON, P.C., T.D. Page 3

(M.P., Horsham Division, 1904-51, Member of Cabinet, 1938-39)

SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL IN WAR By CYRIL FALLS Page 15

(Sometime Chichele Professor of the History of War, Oxford)

SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL -- THE MAN By E. D. O'BRIEN Page 28

(Director of Information Services, Conservative Central Office, 1946-49)

SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL'S PLACE IN HISTORY By SIR CHARLES PETRIE, BT. Page 57

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