Glyn Warren Philpot
1 portrait on display in the Room 31 showcase at the National Portrait Gallery
Glyn Warren Philpot
by Francis Goodman
vintage bromide print, 1937
6 1/8 in. x 4 3/8 in. (155 mm x 110 mm) image size
Given by the sitter's sister, Miss Daisy Philpot, 1938
Sitterback to top
- Glyn Warren Philpot (1884-1937), Painter and sculptor. Sitter associated with 7 portraits, Artist associated with 3 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Francis Goodman (1913-1989), Photographer. Artist of 1306 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
This portraitback to top
his photograph shows Philpot in the year of his last exhibition at London's Redfern Gallery. His painting Group of Women, Marrakesh (1936) is shown to his left.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Francis Goodman: Back In Focus (22 April 2013 - 3 November 2013)
Events of 1937back to top
Current affairsGeorge VI becomes king. The younger brother of Edward VIII was crowned on the 12th May and the coronation was broadcast to Britain and the Empire on the radio. Edward becomes the Duke of Windsor, although the rank of 'Royal Highness' is not extended to Wallis Simpson.
Neville Chamberlain becomes Prime Minister following Baldwin's retirement.
Art and scienceRoland Penrose organises a tour of Picasso's painting Guernica to the UK. The painting, which shows the horrors of the Spanish Civil War, went on display at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in East London.
A new synthetic fabric is invented and named after New York and London: Nylon.
InternationalCommercial airship travel is brought to an end with the 'Hindenberg Disaster'. The German airship exploded while landing in New Jersey. The radio broadcaster Herbert Morrison's reaction has become legendary: 'Oh, the humanity!'
Japan invades China, killing about 25,000. Japanese Troops committed numerous atrocities against soldiers and civilians in what became known as the 'Rape of Nanking'.
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