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by Cyril Roberts Click on the links below to find out more
charcoal and bodycolour, 1923
25 in. x 18 7/8 in. (634 mm x 480 mm) overall
Given by friends of the artist, 1948
- Cyril Roberts (1871-1949). Artist of 2 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Stanley Baldwin begins the first of three terms of government as Conservative Prime Minister following the resignation of Andrew Bonar Law.
Art and science
Bolton Wanderers beat West Ham United in the first FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. The Cup Final was held at Wembley every year except during the war until 2000.
Hitler attempts to take power in Germany with the Munich Beer Hall Putsch. On the 8th November Hitler and the SA stormed a meeting of the ruling 'triumvirs' forcing them to support a march on Berlin. The coup, however, failed and Hitler was arrested and sentences to five years in prison.