Rolling Home from Rio
28 of 58 portraits by Anthony Wysard
Rolling Home from Rio
after Anthony Wysard
colour relief halftone, published in 'The Tatler' 12 February 1930
12 1/2 in. x 9 1/4 in. (318 mm x 235 mm) paper size
Given by Terence Pepper, 2015
Sittersback to top
- Hon. Olwen Gwynne Barker (née Philipps) (1905-1998), Justice of the Peace; daughter of 1st Baron Kylsant; wife of 7th Baron Suffield, and later wife of (Frank Richard) Peter Barker. Sitter in 7 portraits. Identify
- Honor Chedworth Henderson (née Phillips) (died 1956), Daughter of Owen Cosby Phillips, Baron Kylsant; wife of Gavin Henderson. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Gladys (née Ingalls), Lady Robertson (died 1977), Wife of Sir Malcolm Arnold Robertson. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Sir Malcolm Arnold Robertson (1877-1951), Diplomat and Conservative politician; MP for Mitcham. Sitter in 7 portraits. Identify
- Victor Alexander Charles Harbord, 7th Baron Suffield (1897-1943), Nobleman and soldier. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
Artistback to top
- Anthony Wysard (1907-1984), Caricaturist. Artist associated with 58 portraits, Sitter associated with 2 portraits.
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1930back to top
Current affairsAmy Johnson is the first woman to fly solo to Australia. She flew the 11,000 miles from Croydon to Darwin in a De Havilland Gipsy Moth named Jason and won the Harmon Trophy as well as a CBE for her achievement. She went on to break a number of other flying records, and died while serving in the Air Transport Auxiliary in 1941.
Art and scienceNoel Coward's play, Private Lives is first performed. The original run starred Gertrude Lawrence and Laurence Olivier as well as Coward himself. Private Lives became Coward's most enduringly successful play.
InternationalGandhi leads the Salt March. The march to the coast was a direct protest against the British monopoly on the sale of salt and inspired hordes of Indians to follow him and adopt his methods of Satyagraha (non-violent resistance to the British rule of India).
Stalin orders the 'liquidation of the kulaks (wealthy farmers) as a class' in a violent attempt to centralise control of agriculture and collectivise farming.
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