2 of 8 portraits of Julian Bell
by Unknown photographer
vintage snapshot print, 1923
3 7/8 in. x 3 in. (99 mm x 75 mm) image size
Given by Peter Stansky, 2012
Sitterback to top
- Julian Bell (1908-1937), Poet; son of Vanessa Bell and Clive Bell. Sitter in 8 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Vanessa and the children lived mostly at Charleston Farmhouse in East Sussex from 1916. It became their 'beloved' place in the country, the centre of what Quentin Bell described as 'Bloomsbury by the sea', the Woolfs' Monk's House being a short distance away at Rodmell.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- The Bloomsbury Poet & The Cambridge Photographer: Julian Bell & Lettice Ramsey (17 September 2012 - 21 April 2013)
Events of 1923back to top
Current affairsStanley Baldwin begins the first of three terms of government as Conservative Prime Minister following the resignation of Andrew Bonar Law.
Art and scienceBolton Wanderers beat West Ham United in the first FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. The Cup Final was held at Wembley every year except during the war until 2000.
InternationalHitler attempts to take power in Germany with the Munich Beer Hall Putsch. On the 8th November Hitler and the SA stormed a meeting of the ruling 'triumvirs' forcing them to support a march on Berlin. The coup, however, failed and Hitler was arrested and sentences to five years in prison.
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