Top: Sketches of RB by cartoonist Jack Boothe, 1941 as published in the Vancouver Daily Province obituary, 30 June 1947.
Bottom: Viscount Bennett walking at Juniper Hill, his ninety-six-acre country estate in Surrey adjacent to Lord Beaverbrook’s Cherkley. (Beaverbrook / Library and Archives Canada, PA-117652)
The above images are excerpted from In Search of R.B. Bennett by P.B. Waite.
In Search of R.B. Bennett explores the statesmanship, ideas, and temperament of Canada’s eleventh prime minister, presenting an enigmatic portrait of a difficult and fascinating man.