1 portrait of Queen Mary
by Bertram Park
bromide print, 1927
9 1/2 in. x 6 3/4 in. (241 mm x 171 mm)
Artistback to top
- Bertram Park (1883-1972), Photographer. Artist associated with 98 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 418
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Events of 1927back to top
Current affairsThe United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland is renamed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, acknowledging the full independence of the Irish Free State, led at the time by W.T. Cosgrave, the the first President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State.
Art and scienceThe BBC gains its Royal Charter making it a public corporation and a public service broadcaster accountable to its audience. John Reith became the first Director General with the directive to 'inform, educate and entertain.'
InternationalStalin expels Leon Trotsky from the Soviet Communist Party, giving himself greater control of the party and country by ousting opposition elements.
- Portrait of the Day: The Royal Family at Buckingham Palace, 1913
22 December, 12:30