© reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London
by Philip Connard
oil on hardboard, 1910s or 1920s?
19 5/8 in. x 15 3/4 in. (500 mm x 400 mm)
Given by Gabrielle Cross, 1970
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 140
Events of 1910back to top
Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.