1 portrait of Marek Zulawski
by Walter Hanlon
modern bromide print from original negative, 1953
11 in. x 10 3/8 in. (280 mm x 265 mm) image size
Given by Jane Hanlon, 2011
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Artistback to top
- Walter Hanlon (1926-2009), Photographer. Artist of 28 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (sitter's home, Paddington, London)
Events of 1953back to top
Current affairsA combination of low pressure in the North Sea, hurricane force winds, and high tides result in the Great Flood of 1953. With no warning system many were trapped in their homes as 20-foot waves crashed on the coast; hundreds were killed at sea and on the east coast.
John Hunt's British Expedition conquers Everest. News of the achievement reached Britain on the day of Elizabeth's coronation.
Art and scienceFrances Crick and James Watson discover the double helix structure of DNA. Uncovering DNA's chemical make-up revolutionised our understanding of the building blocks of life.
Ian Fleming publishes his first James Bond novel, Casino Royal.
Chad Varah founds 'The Samaritans' helpline.