Bust of Viscountess Astor

Bust of Viscountess Astor
  • Title: Nancy Langhorne Viscountess Astor 1879-1964 MP Plymouth 1919-45 First woman MP

  • Artist : Zsigmond Kisfaludi Strobl

  • Date : 1933

  • Medium : Fully-rounded modelled sculpture

  • Catalogue number : WOA S221

  • Description :

    Nancy Astor reluctantly retired from Parliament in 1945 on her husband’s advice. After an erratic performance during the Second World War, it was a wise decision. She had served as an MP continuously for 26 years.

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