Maurice Edelman (1911-1975)

Hughenden Manor, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
18 October 1975

Maurice Edelman was a British Labour Party politician who represented Coventry in the House of Commons for over thirty years. He was also a journalist, war correspondent and author of several non-fiction books and novels including Disraeli in Love (1973). 

Edelman died just two months after this portrait was taken.  

Photo © National Portrait Gallery, London

Photo © National Portrait Gallery, London