CodeGB/BCA/79
Dates1852-1928
Person NameAsquith; H.H. (Herbert Henry) (1852-1928)
SurnameAsquith
ForenamesH.H. (Herbert Henry)
Catalogue
RefNoTitleArtistDateMultimediaImage
GS0059What kind of a hand does he hold after the reshuffle.Sidney 'George' Strube1919GS0059.jpg 
LSE7240"Where are we now? Where are we going to?" (as Lord Oxford said)David Low (1891-1963)05 Mar 1925LSE7240.jpg 
NS0004Lord OxfordDavid Low (1891-1963)06 Feb 1926NS0004.jpg 
LSE6239The Magic ShawlDavid Low (1891-1963)26 Feb 1920LSE6239.jpg 
LSE7402Shadows And Reality.David Low (1891-1963)27 May 1926LSE7402.jpg 
WH0120[no caption]W.K. Haselden[1905]WH0120.jpg 
LSE6870Will it Take?David Low (1891-1963)28 Nov 1922LSE6870.jpg 
WH0019Budget & Chancellor of the Exchequer How can he please every man [caption on reverse]W.K. Haselden19 Apr 1907WH0019.jpg 
LSE6422Who said the springs were rusty?David Low (1891-1963)06 Oct 1921LSE6422.jpg 
LSE7224A Lead for the Leaders.David Low (1891-1963)29 Jan 1925LSE7224.jpg 
WH0213Tip for Chancellor of Exchequer [on reverse]W.K. Haselden04 Oct 1906WH0213.jpg 
BP0003The Collaborators (First night of the Budget) Mr. Asquith: 'My ideas' Mr. Baldwin: 'My money' Mr. Snowden: 'My bouquets'Bernard Partridge07 May 1924BP0003.jpg 
WH0179Asquith discovers a new cuckoo in nat. history [sic] [on reverse]W.K. Haselden11 Jan 1906WH0179.jpg 
LSE6170The Shaker of Empires: Awake! Arise! Asquith: No, I'd rather wait and see. The S. of E.: I know, but I want my coffin for Lloyd George.David Low (1891-1963)20 Nov 1919LSE6170.jpg 
GS0068Watching, waiting, hoping, yearning, / With my lamp well trimmed and burning! / The
Golden Legend
Sidney 'George' Strube01 Jan 1912 - 31 Dec 1956GS0068.jpg 
IL0163[no caption]Illingworth, Leslie Gilbert, 1902-197913 May 1963IL0163.jpg 
LSE6224"O, wad some power the giftie gie us!"David Low (1891-1963)06 Feb 1920LSE6224.jpg 
LSE6241[no caption]David Low (1891-1963)03 Mar 1920LSE6241.jpg 
LSE6464Another visit to the Political Ad. Exhibition. With acknowledgements to the proproetors of some well-known posters)David Low (1891-1963)02 Dec 1920LSE6464.jpg 
LSE7371The Liberal Meet.David Low (1891-1963)18 Feb 1926LSE7371.jpg 
LSE6697Everybody: "My pedestal, I think."David Low (1891-1963)13 Dec 1921LSE6697.jpg 
LSE0250Changing Drivers. Mr. Campbell-Bannerman has retired from the British premiership, and Mr. Asquith has succeeded him - Cable. C-B.: Here, Harry, I've had a turn, and they're a jolly hard team to drive! You have a go!" H.H.A.: "Righto! Guess I'll make 'em hum a bit!"David Low (1891-1963)16 Apr 1908LSE0250.jpg 
WH0016Financial year, ending of - What will he do with it [on reverse]W.K. Haselden29 Mar 1906WH0016.jpg 
WDN0026The House of the Trinitee.
The Liberal High Priest (welcoming the neophyte): "Hail, brother! You may be a little unsteady in the doctrines, but at least you are not one of these freethinking political atheists or Socialistic infidels, who have not only no respect for Party Gods, but have no reverence even for Party Priests."
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)28 Nov 1912WDN0026.jpg 
LSE6221Points from Paisley.David Low (1891-1963)05 Feb 1920LSE6221.jpg 
LSE6220Low's first dispatch from the Paisley Front.David Low (1891-1963)29 Jan 1920LSE6220.jpg 
WDN0029The road to ruin.
[Home Rule has been weary years on the road to Dublin, and is even now not out of the parish of Westminster. Yet the "mad wags" of the Tory Press are crying out at breakneck pace with which Home Rule is being granted to Ireland.]
The comic policeman: "I'll have to take your name; you are exceeding the speed limit."
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)03 Dec 1912WDN0029.jpg 
WDN0246Come to Trafalgar Square next Saturday
The practical value of probity - in one's colleague!
The Liberal Party (in a lyrical vein - to his leader): "Ah, sir, the rich moral beauty of your unspotted Good Name! What inestimable privileges it confers upon one to be associated with it!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)01 April 1914WDN0246.jpg 
GS0012Breaking up the happy home. Housekeeper Asquith: Drat the Boy! He's always getting things in a mess.Sidney 'George' Strube10 Jul 1914GS0012.jpg 
WDN0016Her natural protector.
["What is home without a father?"]
[There were only twelve Labour members present when the Government was defeated on Monday, or the Labour group would most certainly have saved the situation.]
Dear old Liberal Party (to the neglectful companion of her joys and sorrows): "Don't you dare to leave me lone and unprotected, to be flouted in my own House again! You can be as indifferent as you like to those Suffragist hussies, but don't dare to neglect the official wife you love!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)13 Nov 1912WDN0016.jpg 
WDN0013On the way to nowhere.
The Labour leader (leading the party into the Land of (Com) Promise): "Forward, brother, and, in spite of all they say, let us continue to take advantage, in the devilish diplomatic way we are at present doing, of the fact that this old party is going in the same direction!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)09 Nov 1912WDN0013.jpg 
WDN0371[Missing] Mimi can love you both at once!"Dyson; Will (1880-1938)[1920] WDN0371.jpg 
WDN0314The crime of skipper Asquith.
"He clings like a limpet."
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)19 April 1916WDN0314.jpg 
WDN0428"Take your partners!"
Fat: "Our dance, I think!"
[Apropos of our Herald League Dance to-night at the Horticultural Hall.]
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)20 June 1914WDN0428.jpg 
WDN0105(Law) Folio Edition.
[We recommend this official Whitehall version or a disputed passage in Hamlet to the consideration of Messrs, Barker, Reinhardt and others who are inoculating Shakespeare with the Modern Spirit.]
Hamlet (Mr. Asquith):
"Why should we bear the whips and scorns of Women -
The oppressive wrongs of the Poor's contumacy,
The pangs of despised Bills, the Law's delay
"In dealing with the insolent Out of Office;
When we can give them their quietus all
With a bare Bodkin?"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)07 May 1913WDN0105.jpg 
WDN0446Bullet v. Ballot - a lesson for workers
Asquith: "Sir, no drawing back is possible, the ballot box is behind me!"
Carson: "But the bullet box is behind me!"
Asquith: "Indeed, why did you not tell me sooner? We must reconsider our decision."
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)23 July 1914WDN0446.jpg 
WDC0074[No Caption]Dyson; Will (1880-1938)UndatedWDC0074.jpg 
GS0017Another Tetrarch for the (N.E.) Derby ...Sidney 'George' Strube1914GS0017.jpg 
LSE0942The Imperial Conference. Asquith: "David, talk to him in Welsh and pacify him!"
This is the best-known Australian political cartoon. The original is now in Federal Parliament House. It is reproduced here exactly as it appeared in The Bulletin of March 16, 1916. It was drawn on the occasion of (Asquith's) in the first half of World War I
David Low (1891-1963)05 Nov 1952LSE0942.jpg 
GS0057Published caption: The SplitSidney 'George' Strube11 Feb 1910GS0057.jpg 
GS0024The voice of the people!Sidney 'George' Strube1914GS0024.jpg 
WDN0434A real use for them
[British Army Bandsmen are acting as scabs at Music Halls where the Musicians are out on strike. Asquith is, in fact, allowing Showmen the use of the vaunted War Dream of the British.]
Music Hall magnate of to-morrow (to War Lord Asquith): "Vell, sir, you were verry goot about dose Army moosicians, but now dose dam cometians, Larry Hoarder unt Bilky Vard unt Garkley Bammon unt some ot'ers haf come out on strike. Vell, sir, don't you dink, mit your high sense off der functions of d' Army, you unt your colleagues of d' Army Council could see your vay to talkin' deir places yourself - yes?"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)07 July 1914WDN0434.jpg 
GS0021A valentine from ... A little valentine from Johnny Redmond.Sidney 'George' Strube1914GS0021.jpg 
GS0010The charge of the Lied Brigade. (The nobbled four hundred a year). Some one had blundered: / Theirs not to reason why, / Theirs not to make reply, / Theirs but to "do" and - Lie.Sidney 'George' Strube24 Apr 1914GS0010.jpg 
GS0054Second round. Now then Herbert. Pull yourself together. The last round.Sidney 'George' StrubeMay 1914GS0054.jpg 
LSE7169The New Mazeppa.David Low (1891-1963)04 Oct 1924LSE7169.jpg 
LSE4518BackgroundDavid Low (1891-1963)30 May 1953LSE4518.jpg 
LSE7165The Worst of showing unfinished works of art is that our sensitive critics will let their imaginations loose. (Mr. Ponsonby holds a show Sunday)David Low (1891-1963)23 Sep 1924LSE7165.jpg 
GS0041THE ONLY WAY. Sidney Carton Asquith : 'Tis a far, far better thing that I shall have to
do than anything I have ever done. (Copyright by the London Daily Express.
Sidney 'George' Strube1914GS0041.jpg 
WDN0103The lesser side of point duty.
Asquith, father of his country (Inheritor of the noble intellectual traditions of Fox, Pitt, Chatam, and others, taking a holiday in the dim future - say somewhere about Thursday next): "Oh, by the way, officer, take charge of things inside there in my absence!"
Dyson; Will (1880-1938)03 May 1913WDN0103.jpg 
GS0058[no caption]Sidney 'George' Strube11 Oct 1913 - 31 Dec 1913GS0058.jpg 
GS0026Searching for arms in Ulster.Sidney 'George' Strube29 Apr 1914GS0026.jpg 
GS0067The straphangerSidney 'George' Strube01 Jan 1920 - 31 Dec 1920GS0067.jpg 
LSE6698The Irish Spotlight.David Low (1891-1963)15 Dec 1921LSE6698.jpg 
LSE6226Paisley Peeps.David Low (1891-1963)07 Feb 1920LSE6226.jpg 
GS0004Let's have a spring cleaningSidney 'George' Strube26 Mar 1914GS0004.jpg 
WH0109Pleasures of anticipation
Printed under published cartoon: Whatever Mr. Balfour may say to-day, the Opposition have made up their minds that there will be a general election in the autumn, and that they will come into office. They are fancying themselves in their new posts already.
W.K. Haselden24 Jul 1905WH0109.jpg 
WH0526Dancing their way on to the voters lists [on reverse]W.K. Haselden14 Mar 1913WH0526.jpg 
GS0013[no caption]Sidney 'George' Strube1914GS0013.jpg 
LSE7172At Yesterday's Liberal Rally.David Low (1891-1963)15 Oct 1924LSE7172.jpg 
WH0158C.B's Cabinet "How long will it last" [on reverse]W.K. Haselden11 Dec 1905WH0158.jpg 
LSE7406The Shadow Seance to Cast Out Seven L.G.'s. Left to right: Sir Godfrey Collins, Mr. Runciman, Sir John Simon, Lord Oxford, Lord Grey, Sir Donald Maclean, Mr. Pringle, Mr. Vivian Phillips.David Low (1891-1963)08 Jun 1926LSE7406.jpg 
WH0778Simple life antidote to war worry [on reverse]W.K. Haselden06 May 1915WH0778.jpg 
CU1071"Fellow politicians! We mustn't let this idea about 'resigning because one is responsible '
catch on ..."
Michael Cummings07 Aug 1967CU1071.jpg 
LSE6222Low attends a Women's Meeting at Paisley.David Low (1891-1963)01 Feb 1920 - 29 Feb 1920LSE6222.jpg 
GS0775The toast is "The founder of the feast".Sidney 'George' Strube01 Jan 1912 - 31 Dec 1955GS0775.jpg 
GS0019Third round - a bit groggy. (The Home Rule Bill, in its third stage under the Parliament Act, was read the first time in the House of Commons yesterday.)Sidney 'George' Strube05 Mar 1914GS0019.jpg 
GS0007The retreat from MoscowSidney 'George' Strube1914GS0007.jpg 
GS0014Here we are again - same old driverSidney 'George' Strube1914GS0014.jpg 
WH0537Political coca-nut shy [on reverse]W.K. Haselden20 Feb 1906WH0537.jpg 
GS0001Xmas shopping. (Mrs Cocoa Press) "Come away from that window you naughty boy. You have too many of these toys already.Sidney 'George' Strube1913GS0001.jpg 
11763"Fellow politicians! We mustn't let this idea about 'resigning because one is responsible ' catch on ..."Michael Cummings07 Aug 196711763.jpg 
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