Cambridge rowing crew, 1928
2 of 2 portraits of T.E. Letchworth
Cambridge rowing crew, 1928
by Mrs Albert Broom (Christina Livingston)
bromide postcard print, 1928
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
- Noel Massey Aldous (died 1942), Reverend, Chaplain to the South African Forces and amateur rower. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Richard Beesly (1907-1965), Businessman and rower; Olympian. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- J.B. Collins, Amateur rower. Sitter in 3 portraits.
- J.C. Holcroft, Amateur rower. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- T.E. Letchworth, Amateur rower. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- R.G. Michell, Amateur rower. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Arthur Lindsay Sulley (1906-1994), Rowing cox and rowing coach; Olympian. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- R.A. Symonds, Amateur rower. Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Michael Henry Warriner (1908-1986), Civil servant and rower; Olympian. Sitter in 2 portraits.
Events of 1928back to top
Current affairsThe Representation of the People Act 1928 grants women the same rights to vote as men. Building on reform of 1918, this Act lowered the voting age for women from 30 to 21, and removed the ownership of property requirements.
Art and scienceAlexander Fleming discovers penicillin. The Scottish scientist's identification of the first antibiotic revolutionised the treatment of infection and is a landmark in medical history. By the Second World War, penicillin was being used to treat wounded soldiers and had a major impact on survival rates of those with infected wounds.
InternationalStalin announces the Soviet Union's first Five-Year plan of economic development. Based on Lenin's New Economic Policy, the Five-Year Plans aimed to expand the country's economy through rapid centralised industrialisation.
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