© William Hustler and Georgina Hustler / National Portrait Gallery, London
by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 1940s
2 1/4 in. x 2 1/4 in. (58 mm x 56 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Dorothy Wilding (1893-1976), Photographer. Sitter in 30 portraits, Artist associated with 2147 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Dorothy Wilding (1893-1976), Photographer. Artist associated with 2147 portraits, Sitter in 30 portraits.
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.