16 of 17 portraits matching 'Lady Lavery'
by Peter North
cream-toned bromide print on page mount, late 1920s
9 1/8 in. x 7 1/8 in. (232 mm x 182 mm) overall
Transferred from Evening Standard Library, 1983
Sitterback to top
- Hazel (née Martyn), Lady Lavery (1880-1935), Socialite, actress and painter; former wife of Edward Trudeau, and later wife of Sir John Lavery. Sitter in 10 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
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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