1 portrait of James Watt
published by Photographische Gesellschaft, after Carl Fredrik von Breda
photogravure, circa 1910 (1792)
11 1/4 in. x 8 3/4 in. (286 mm x 223 mm) plate size; 17 7/8 in. x 13 1/4 in. (454 mm x 335 mm) paper size
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Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.