by Bertram Park
bromide print, 1927
8 1/8 in. x 6 1/8 in. (207 mm x 154 mm) image size
Sitterback to top
- Doris Margaret ('Dod') Procter (née Shaw) (1890-1972), Painter; wife of Ernest Procter. Sitter in 3 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Bertram Park (1883-1972), Photographer. Artist associated with 147 portraits, Sitter in 20 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (studio, 43 Dover street, Westminster, London)
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Adams, Park and Gregory: Photographs 1910s - 1950s (5 March 2009 - 25 October 2009)
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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