possibly by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1930
2 3/4 in. x 5 in. (69 mm x 126 mm) image size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Dame Helen Gardner Bequest, 2003
Sittersback to top
- Marjorie Gertler (née Hodgkinson, later Kostenz) (1902-1979), Artist; wife of Mark Gertler. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Mark Gertler (1891-1939), Painter. Sitter in 99 portraits, Artist of 6 portraits. Identify
- Lady Ottoline Morrell (1873-1938), Patron of the arts; half-sister of 6th Duke of Portland; wife of Philip Edward Morrell. Sitter associated with 596 portraits, Artist associated with 1715 portraits. Identify
- Delphine Marguerite Turner (née Dubuis) (died 1951), Wife of Walter James Redfern Turner. Sitter in 12 portraits, Artist associated with 1 portrait. Identify
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Events of 1930back to top
Current affairsAmy Johnson is the first woman to fly solo to Australia. She flew the 11,000 miles from Croydon to Darwin in a De Havilland Gipsy Moth named Jason and won the Harmon Trophy as well as a CBE for her achievement. She went on to break a number of other flying records, and died while serving in the Air Transport Auxiliary in 1941.
Art and scienceNoel Coward's play, Private Lives is first performed. The original run starred Gertrude Lawrence and Laurence Olivier as well as Coward himself. Private Lives became Coward's most enduringly successful play.
InternationalGandhi leads the Salt March. The march to the coast was a direct protest against the British monopoly on the sale of salt and inspired hordes of Indians to follow him and adopt his methods of Satyagraha (non-violent resistance to the British rule of India).
Stalin orders the 'liquidation of the kulaks (wealthy farmers) as a class' in a violent attempt to centralise control of agriculture and collectivise farming.
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