3 of 28 portraits of Sir William Orpen
by Sir William Orpen
pencil and wash, 1910
13 in. (330 mm) diameter
Given by Mrs C. Philippa Holliday (formerly Mrs A.W. Rich), 1933
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- Sir William Orpen (1878-1931), Painter, Royal Acadamian. Sitter in 28 portraits, Artist associated with 29 portraits.
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- Sir William Orpen (1878-1931), Painter, Royal Acadamian. Artist associated with 29 portraits, Sitter in 28 portraits.
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Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.