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Lansdowne House, Berkeley Square, London. Built in 1765; in Pitt's time it was owned and occupied by the Earl of Shelburne (later Marquess of Lansdowne) under whom Pitt served as Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1782-3. Little now remains of the original house.

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President of the Board of Trade Winston Churchill (L) with Chancellor of the Exchequer David Lloyd George (R) - London - 1909

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Customers outside a pub in Walworth, London, raising their glasses to celebrate cheaper beer. In his budget the previous day, Neville Chamberlain Chancellor of the Exchequer, lowered the price of beer by a penny a pint. 1933.

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Black silk damask robe used by Disraeli as Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Bartolozzi Room at Hughenden Manor, Buckinghamshire, home of prime minister Benjamin Disraeli between 1848 and 1881. Disraeli was Chancellor in 1852, between 1858-9 and again in 1866-68. The robe was believed to have been made for William Pitt in the eighteenth century. ©National Trust Images/Andreas von Einsiedel.

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24 May 1862: Chancellor of the Exchequer, William Ewart Gladstone, and directors and engineers of the Metropolitan Railway Company, embark on an inspection tour of the world's first underground line. Built between Paddington and the City of London, it opened in January of the following year. Gladstone is seen in the front row, near right. Picture: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

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Daily doses of complete cool! ACL's Michael Williams connects you with American and world heritage through fashion, function, tools, design and amazing photography

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February 2, 1982: Prince Charles & Princess Diana attending a British Film Institute dinner at 11 Downing Street, the Chancellor of the Exchequer's official residence, London.

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London, Westminster, WWII. Downing Street (official residence of the British Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Exchequer) is barricaded and guarded by sand-bagged machine gun nest. 1940.

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Office of Benjamin Disraeli at Hughenden Manor--The portrait of Disraeli was painted by Sir Francis Grant and given to Mary Anne when Disraeli first became Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1852.

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