SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL’S POLITICAL YEARS

by Leslie Hossack

CHARTING CHURCHILL, 1874 – 1965

Part 3, The Political Years, 1908 – 1929

On November 30th 2014, Sir Winston Churchill’s 140th birthday, Haute Vitrine started publishing images from the series THE CHURCHILL PHOTOGRAPHS by Leslie Hossack.

Yesterday’s post marked the end of Part 3, The Political Years, 1908 – 1929. During this time, Sir Winston Churchill’s political career was firmly established; he contested eleven elections and won seven; he held nine cabinet offices, including Chancellor of the Exchequer, and delivered five budget speeches. Photographs featured in Part 3, The Political Years can be reviewed below.

To view the photographs from Part 1, The Early Years, 1874 – 1892 and Part 2, The Defining Years, 1892 – 1908, please visit the Haute Vitrine posts of November 30th through December 20th, 2014.

Leslie Hossack’s CHARTING CHURCHILL will continue into January 2015, the month that marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill.

 

33 Eccleston Square, London 2014 by Leslie Hossack

33 Eccleston Square, London 2014

Old Admiralty Building, Whitehall, London 2014 by Leslie Hossack

Old Admiralty Building, Whitehall, London 2014

Admiralty Arch, The Mall, London 2014 by Leslie Hossack

Admiralty Arch, The Mall, London 2014

The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London 2014 by Leslie Hossack

The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London 2014

State Dining Room, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock 2014 by Leslie Hossack

State Dining Room, Blenheim Palace, Woodstock 2014

The House at Chartwell, Westerham, Kent 2014 by Leslie Hossack

The House at Chartwell, Westerham, Kent 2014

The Lake at Chartwell, Westerham 2014 by Leslie Hossack

The Lake at Chartwell, Westerham, Kent 2014

The Goldfish Pool at Chartwell, Westerham 2014 by Leslie Hossack

The Goldfish Pool at Chartwell, Westerham, Kent 2014

11 Downing Street, London 2014 by Leslie Hossack

11 Downing Street, London 2014

Horse Guards  Parade, London 2014 by Leslie Hossack

Horse Guards Parade, London 2014

© Leslie Hossack

The images featured above are part of the limited edition collector’s portfolio created by Leslie Hossack to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill. She presents locations that chart Churchill’s personal and political life, from his birth at Blenheim Palace in 1874 until his death in London in 1965. To find out how these images are linked to Churchill, please see the previous posts here on Haute Vitrine.

THE CHURCHILL PHOTOGRAPHS are part of Hossack’s larger body of work that explores Nazi architecture in Berlin, Stalinist structures in Moscow, contested sites in Jerusalem, a Cold War bunker in Ottawa, NATO’s Headquarter Camp in Kosovo, and buildings linked to the Japanese Canadian internment during World War II.

To view more photographs, please visit Leslie’s website.  lesliehossack.com

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