1 portrait of Gertrude Lawrence
by Unknown photographer
hand-coloured bromide postcard print, 1923
5 3/8 in. x 3 1/4 in. (135 mm x 84 mm) overall
Bequeathed by Patrick O'Connor, 2010
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Events of 1923back to top
Current affairsStanley Baldwin begins the first of three terms of government as Conservative Prime Minister following the resignation of Andrew Bonar Law.
Art and scienceBolton Wanderers beat West Ham United in the first FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. The Cup Final was held at Wembley every year except during the war until 2000.
InternationalHitler attempts to take power in Germany with the Munich Beer Hall Putsch. On the 8th November Hitler and the SA stormed a meeting of the ruling 'triumvirs' forcing them to support a march on Berlin. The coup, however, failed and Hitler was arrested and sentences to five years in prison.
Exhibitions and displays
- Celebrating Charlotte Brontë: 1816 – 1855
Until 14 August