William Ralph Inge
18 of 34 portraits of William Ralph Inge
William Ralph Inge
by Walter Stoneman
Given by Walter Stoneman, 1951
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Sitterback to top
- William Ralph Inge (1860-1954), Dean of St Paul's and writer. Sitter in 34 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Walter Stoneman (1876-1958), Photographer. Artist associated with 18513 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
Events of 1925back to top
Current affairsOn the advice of the Governor of the Bank of England, Montagu Norman, Winston Churchill returns British currency to the Gold Standard. This caused deflation across the empire as the value of the pound returned to the pre-war gold price, leading to unemployment, the miners' strike and the general strike in 1926.
Art and scienceJohn Logie Baird transmits the first television images of a ventriloquist's dummy. The BBC used Logie Baird's invention from 1927 until 1935 when they adopted EMI-Marconi's superior electronic scanning system.Virginia Woolf publishes her innovative 'stream of consciousness' novel, Mrs Dalloway, which chronicles a day in the life of the protagonist through her interior monologue.
InternationalSir Joseph Austen Chamberlain, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs represents Britain at the Locarno Treaties. Lorcano secured the post-war territorial settlement and established pledges of non-aggression between various European Nations. The 'spirit of Locarno' helped secure Germany's admission into the League of Nations in 1926. Chamberlain was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his part in the peace agreement.
Exhibitions and displays
- Letter from William Ralph Inge - 11 December 1934
- Letter from William Ralph Inge - 6 June [193?]
- Letter from de László to Sir Richard Winn Livingstone - 13 May 1935
- Photographic holdings - print collections
- Commissioning Photographs 1917-1970
- National Photographic Record
- Howard Carter: The Quest for the Tomb of Tutankhamun