1 portrait of Henry Tonks
by Powys Evans
11 3/8 in. x 8 5/8 in. (289 mm x 220 mm)
Given by the artist's nephew, 1983
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Sitterback to top
- Henry Tonks (1862-1937), Painter, doctor and teacher. Sitter associated with 15 portraits, Artist of 29 portraits.
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- Powys Evans (1899-1981), 'Quiz'; caricaturist. Artist associated with 99 portraits, Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
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- Quiz: Sketches and cartoons by Powys Evans (4 October 2008 - 1 March 2009)
Events of 1926back to top
Current affairsIn response to wage cuts and increased working hours for coal miners recommended by the Samuel Commission, the Trade Union Council calls a General Strike of workers in the key industries. Although over 1.5 million workers took part, the TUC finally gave in after nine days and called off the strike. The Trade Disputes and Trade Union Act of 1927 made it harder for workers to strike.
Art and scienceA.A. Milne publishes Winnie-the-Pooh. The series of popular children's books featured the character Christopher Robin (named after Milne's son) and a cast of animals based on his stuffed-toys including Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore, Rabbit, Tigger, Kanga and Roo.
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd is published. This was Agatha Christie's first 'whodunnit' story featuring Hecule Poirot, the Belgium Detective.