Oxford rowing crew, 1921
1 portrait of M.H. Ellis
Oxford rowing crew, 1921
by Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)
bromide postcard print, 1921
3 3/8 in. x 5 3/8 in. (87 mm x 138 mm) image size
Given by Terence Pepper
Artistback to top
- Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston) (1862-1939), Photographer. Artist associated with 94 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
Sittersback to top
- Sebastian Earl (1900-1983), Rower; Olympian. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- M.H. Ellis, Amateur rower. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Francis Bacon Lothrop, Amateur rower. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Richard Saville Clement Lucas (1896-1968), Rower; Olympian. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- P.C. Mallam, Amateur rower. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Guy Oliver Nickalls (1899-1974), Rower; Olympian; son of Guy Nickalls. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Walter Ernest Christopher James, 4th Baron Northbourne (1896-1982), Agriculturalist, author and rower. Sitter in 5 portraits. Identify
- William ('Bill') H. Porritt, Amateur rower. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- David Taunton Raikes (1897-1966), Colonel, businessman, amateur rower and rowing coach. Sitter in 1 portrait.
Events of 1921back to top
Current affairsMarie Stopes, campaigner for women's rights and pioneer of family planning, opens her first clinic in London, offering a free service to married women. While Stopes's forthright and open-minded attitudes have helped to change opinion about family planning and sex, her opinions on eugenics have been criticised and are now out-of-step with current thinking.
Art and scienceBritish-born star of Hollywood Charlie Chaplin visits London where he is greeted by thousands. In 1921 Chaplain made his film, The Kid, which told the story of a tramp who finds an abandoned baby in an alley and decides to look after him. The portrayal of poverty in the film drew on Chaplain's own experiences of growing up in a working class family in London.
InternationalThe Anglo-Irish Treaty partitions Ireland into the Irish Free State (later the Republic of Ireland) and Northern Ireland. The Irish Free State was granted independence, while six of the Northern counties of Ulster decided to remain part of Britain. The treaty came into effect in 1922.
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