79 of 112 portraits matching these criteria:
- set matching 'Lady Ottoline Morrell Collection, Album 8'
- 'Image on website'
by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, June 1927
1 3/4 in. x 1 3/8 in. (46 mm x 36 mm) image size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Dame Helen Gardner Bequest, 2003
Sitterback to top
- Hon. Robert ('Bob') Gathorne-Hardy (1902-1973), Gardener and writer; son of 3rd Earl of Cranbrook. Sitter in 48 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
Artistback to top
- Lady Ottoline Morrell (1873-1938), Patron of the arts; half-sister of 6th Duke of Portland; wife of Philip Edward Morrell. Artist associated with 1715 portraits, Sitter associated with 596 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Oxfordshire (The Red Room, Garsington Manor, Oxfordshire)
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.
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