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The International Brigade Association Committee

1 of 2 portraits of Patience Edney (née Darton)

The International Brigade Association Committee, by Rosalind Miller, 14 February 1996 - NPG x87084 - © Rosalind Miller

© Rosalind Miller

The International Brigade Association Committee

by Rosalind Miller
toned bromide print, 14 February 1996
10 in. x 12 1/2 in. (253 mm x 316 mm)
Purchased, 1997
Photographs Collection
NPG x87084


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  • Bill Alexander (1910-2000), Committee member of the International Brigade Association; Chemist. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Leonard ('Len') Crome (né Lazar Krom) (1909-2001), Committee member of the International Brigade Association and physician. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • John Cowan Peter Dunlop (1915-), Committee member of the International Brigade Association; Accountant. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Patience Edney (née Darton) (1911-1996), Nurse; Committee member of the International Brigade Association. Sitter in 2 portraits.
  • Dave Goodman (1915-2001), Committee member of the International Brigade Association; Salesman. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Simon Hirschman (1912-1999), Committee member of the International Brigade Association; Soldier. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • John Edward Longstaff (1919-2000), Committee member of the International Brigade Association. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • David Marshall (1916-2005), Committee member of the International Brigade Association and Civil Servant. Sitter in 1 portrait.

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The International Brigade Association was formed at the close of the Spanish Civil War in 1939 with the intention of carrying on the 'defence and advance of democracy against fascism' in Britain. Full membership is limited to those who had served in Spain for the Republic. This photograph was taken at a 1996 meeting of the committee of the International Brigade Association at the Marx memorial Library in London. The sitters include; Back row, left to right: Dave Goodman (salesman) 1915-2001, Bill Alexander (industrial chemist and International Brigade captain) 1910-2000, Simon Hirschman (soldier) 1912-1999, John Longstaff (laundry boilerman) 1919-2000, Seated: John Cowan Peter Dunlop (accountant) b.1915 , Leonard Crome (doctor), b. 1909 , Dave Marshall (civil servant) b.1916, Patience Edney (nurse) 1911-1996.

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