Sarah Churchill; Antony Beauchamp

1 portrait of Antony Beauchamp

Sarah Churchill; Antony Beauchamp, by Unknown photographer, 12 June 1950 - NPG x136667 - © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

© reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

Sarah Churchill; Antony Beauchamp

by Unknown photographer
glossy press print, 12 June 1950
10 5/8 in. x 8 3/4 in. (270 mm x 222 mm) overall
Given by Terence Pepper, 2012
Photographs Collection
NPG x136667


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  • Antony Beauchamp (1918-1957), Photographer; second husband of Sarah Churchill. Sitter in 6 portraits, Artist associated with 6 portraits.
  • Sarah Churchill (1914-1982), Actress and dancer; daughter of Sir Winston Churchill. Sitter in 23 portraits.

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Events of 1950back to top

Current affairs

Princess Anne is born at Clarence house, the only daughter of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip.

Art and science

C.S. Lewis publishes The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the first book in the Chronicles of Narnia series. Lewis was an Oxford Don, specialising in Medieval Literature and its use of allegory. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is often seen as an allegory of the Christian struggle between good and evil.

International

Following the Soviet and American withdrawal from the occupation of North and South Korea respectively, the Korean War brakes out as each side seeks to unify Korea under its own political system. While the U.S.A., U.K and other UN nations came to the defence of South Korea, North Korea had support from the Soviet Union and China. The war continued until 1953.

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