15 of 33 portraits of Constant Lambert
by Gordon Anthony
vintage print, 1940s
8 5/8 in. x 6 7/8 in. (218 mm x 174 mm) image size
Given by Gordon Anthony, 1988
Sitterback to top
- Constant Lambert (1905-1951), Composer, conductor and critic. Sitter in 33 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Gordon Anthony (1902-1989), Photographer. Artist of 114 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Events of 1940back to top
Current affairsFollowing the German invasion of the Netherlands, Belgium and France, Neville Chamberlain resigns and Churchill is appointed Prime Minister making the famous speech: 'I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat.'
The Battle of Britain ends the Phoney War with Germany's attack on the nation from the air. Britain's cities, airbases and ports are bombed during the Blitz.