National Geographic : 1946 Aug
Democracy's Royal Palace © National Geographic Society Kodachrome by B. Anthony Stewart Robes and Full-bottomed Wig Attire the Lord Chancellor to Receive the King For years William Allen Jowitt sat in Commons as a Labor member. Upon Labor's victory in 1945 he was raised to the peerage. In the Lords, where he is a member of the current Government, Lord Jowitt is presiding officer and head of the Judiciary. He occupies, not a chair or dais, but the Woolsack (Plate XV).