The Ulster Cabinet, 1920
1 of 4 portraits of Sir Edward Mervyn Archdale
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.
Develop your art skills
Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.
Hold Still photography workshop
Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise.
Draw Like a Renaissance Master
Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.
- Shakespeare: Stage and Screen
- Before Windrush: Images of Black and Asian Figures
- Mad, Bad and Dangerous: The Cult of Lord Byron
- Jean Simmons: a life in pictures
- Keep The Home Fires Burning
- Rebel women
- Centenaries and Centenarians
- Reaching for the stars: Astronomers in focus
- Rupert Brooke: War Poet
- The Royal Ballet at 75
- Lillah McCarthy
- The Beautiful and the Damned
- Joseph Conrad
- George Augustus Sala
- Lives and Letters
- Portraits of John Nash
Tell us more
Framed & unframed prints
Choose your favourite portrait from our Collection as a framed or unframed print for your home.