The Ulster Cabinet, 1920
The Ulster Cabinet, 1920
by Unknown photographer
vintage print, 29 June 1920
5 3/8 in. x 7 1/2 in. (138 mm x 190 mm) image size
Sittersback to top
- John Miller Andrews (1871-1956), Prime Minister of Northern Ireland. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Sir Edward Mervyn Archdale (1853-1943), Politician; Minister of Agriculture and Commerce. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
- Sir (Richard) Dawson Bates (1876-1949), Politician; Minister of Home Affairs. Sitter in 8 portraits. Identify
- James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon (1871-1940), Prime Minister of Northern Ireland. Sitter in 9 portraits. Identify
- Charles Stewart Henry Vane-Tempest-Stewart, 7th Marquess of Londonderry (1878-1949), Politician and Secretary of State for Air. Sitter in 41 portraits. Identify
- Hugh MacDowell Pollock (1852-1937), Politician; Minister of Finance. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: Northern Ireland, Belfast (Prime Minister's residence, Cabin Hill, Belmont Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Events of 1920back to top
Current affairsThe Government of Ireland Act (Fourth Home Rule Bill) partitions Ireland into the Irish Free State with a devolved parliament in Dublin and Northern Ireland with a devolved parliament in Belfast.
The Communist Party of Great Britain is founded in London, uniting a number of independent socialist and Marxist parties into a single, united party.
Art and scienceQueen Alexandra unveils a monument to Edith Cavell in St Martin's Place opposite the National Portrait Gallery. The English nurse was executed in Germany for helping hundreds of allied soldiers to cross the border from occupied Belgium to the neutral Netherlands.
George V officially opens the Imperial War Museum at the Crystal Palace.
InternationalThe Kapp Putsch threatens the newly formed Weimar Republic. In defiance of the Treaty of Versailles, the leaders of the Marinebrigade Ehrhardt refused to disband and marched on Berlin, occupying it on the 13th March. With the general army refusing to defend the city, the government fled to Stuttgart. The rebellion, however, failed after the workers joined a general strike, disabling their plans.
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