by Fred Daniels
cream-toned vintage bromide print, 1940s
13 3/4in. x 11in. (349 mm x 282 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Valerie Babette Louise Hobson (1917-1998), Film and stage actress; wife of John Profumo. Sitter in 27 portraits.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Fred Daniels: Cinema Portraits (28 September 2012 - 24 March 2013)
Events of 1940back to top
Current affairsFollowing the German invasion of the Netherlands, Belgium and France, Neville Chamberlain resigns and Churchill is appointed Prime Minister making the famous speech: 'I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.'
The Battle of Britain ends the Phoney War with Germany's attack on the nation from the air. Britain's cities, airbases and ports are bombed during the Blitz.