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Ida Kar; Theodore Garman

16 of 137 portraits of Ida Kar

Ida Kar; Theodore Garman, by Ida Kar, early 1950s - NPG x125086 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Ida Kar; Theodore Garman

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, early 1950s
9 5/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. (243 mm x 262 mm)
Purchased, 1999
Photographs Collection
NPG x125086


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Sittersback to top

  • Theodore Garman (1924-1954), Painter; son of Sir Jacob Epstein. Sitter in 6 portraits.
  • Ida Kar (1908-1974), Photographer. Sitter in 137 portraits, Artist associated with 1516 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Ida Kar (1908-1974), Photographer. Artist associated with 1516 portraits, Sitter in 137 portraits.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Freestone, Clare (appreciation) Wright, Karen (appreciation), Ida Kar Bohemian Photographer, 2011 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 10 March to 19 June 2011), p. 48

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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