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Sir Gerald Barry (1898-1968), Journalist

Sitter in 4 portraits
In 1948 the journalist and editor Gerald Barry was appointed Director General of the Festival of Britain by Herbert Morrison. Under Lord Ismay's chairmanship, Barry oversaw a massive programme of building, displays and events, celebrating the centenary of the 1851 Great Exhibition. He was knighted in 1951.

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Sir Gerald Barry

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
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Sir Gerald Barry

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
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Sir Gerald Barry

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1952 or before
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Sir Gerald Barry

by Norman Parkinson
resin print from original negative, 1951
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