David George Hogarth

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David George Hogarth

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1917
6 1/8 in. x 4 1/4 in. (154 mm x 108 mm) image size
Commissioned, 1917
Photographs Collection
NPG x168359

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  • Walter Stoneman (1876-1958), Photographer. Artist or producer associated with 18527 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.

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Current affairs

King George V changes his name from 'Saxe-Coburg' to 'Windsor.' Amid wartime anti-German public sentiment the British Royal Family decided to relinquish their German name and titles. The name 'Windsor' was chosen as variation on ''Wettin', the late Prince Albert's personal surname.

Art and science

The National Photographic Record is established at the instigation of the photographer Walter Stoneman to commission photographs of 'distinguished living contemporaries of British nationality.' This project allowed the National Portrait Gallery to circumvent its own rule that portraits could not enter the collection until the sitter had been dead ten years.


The Russian Revolution begins with the February Revolution and the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II. Seven months later the Bolsheviks led by Vladimir Lenin seize power in the October Revolution forming the Soviet Communist Government, which lasted until 1991. The USA abandons its neutrality and joins the war against Germany following a series of attacks on American passenger and merchant ships.

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Sean Scholfield

28 May 2017, 22:02

Connections with Barton upon Humber where his father (George Hogarth) had been parish priest of St.Peter's, Barton Lincs. He worked with T.E.Lawrence to plan the Arab revolt of 1917 against the Ottoman empire. He was by trade an archaeologist and was appointed as Professor to Intelligence in the Royal Naval Division(Geographical) and the Arab Bureau at Cairo.
Lawrence was also an occasional visitor to the Barton upon Humber vicarage in the 20s. He wrote several books on Arabia, the East, and archeology. Order of St.Michael and George. President of the Royal Geographical Society.