by Feliks Topolski Click on the links below to find out more
pencil, circa 1950-1955
18 1/2 in. x 12 3/8 in. (470 mm x 314 mm)
- Feliks Topolski (1907-1989), Artist. Artist of 12 portraits, Sitter in 15 portraits.
- Rogers, Malcolm, Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 1993 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 August to 23 October 1994), p. 183
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 262
Princess Anne is born at Clarence house, the only daughter of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
Art and science
C.S. Lewis publishes The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
, the first book in the Chronicles of Narnia
series. Lewis was an Oxford Don, specialising in Medieval Literature and its use of allegory. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
is often seen as an allegory of the Christian struggle between good and evil.
Following the Soviet and American withdrawal from the occupation of North and South Korea respectively, the Korean War breaks out as each side seeks to unify Korea under its own political system. While the U.S.A., U.K and other UN nations came to the defence of South Korea, North Korea had support from the Soviet Union and China. The war continued until 1953.