1 portrait of John Nash
by Elliott & Fry
bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1951
6 1/8 in. x 4 1/4 in. (156 mm x 109 mm) overall
Given by Ronald George Blythe, 2004
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Sitterback to top
- John Northcote Nash (1893-1977), Painter and printmaker. Sitter in 27 portraits, Artist of 2 portraits.
Events of 1951back to top
Current affairsThe Conservative Party wins the general election and Winston Churchill returns for a second term as prime minister.
Art and scienceOn the centenary of the Great Exhibition of 1851, the Festival of Britain is held as a nationwide celebration of British culture, and as an impetus for post-war regeneration. As well as various art, science and industrial exhibitions and events, a major regeneration project was initiated for the South Bank area of London under the directorship of the architect, Hugh Casson.
InternationalLibya declares its sovereignty from Italian rule, becoming the first independent state to be created by the UN.
At the Treaty of San Francisco, 48 nations sign a peace treaty with Japan, officially ending the Pacific War - the last battleground of the Second World War.
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