Tourists on the West Pier, Brighton (C. Pacher; H. Naylor?; an unknown sitter; L.A. Bolt?; George Walter Hulett; Margery A. Hulett (née Barlow); A.C. Axtell; M.A.? Axtell; C.A.? Martin)

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Tourists on the West Pier, Brighton (C. Pacher; H. Naylor?; an unknown sitter; L.A. Bolt?; George Walter Hulett; Margery A. Hulett (née Barlow); A.C. Axtell; M.A.? Axtell; C.A.? Martin)

by Hubert Leslie
cut paper silhouette, 1923
10 1/2 in. x 8 1/4 in. (266 mm x 210 mm) paper size
Given by Hubert John Leslie, 1975
Reference Collection
NPG D46541

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  • Hubert John Leslie (1890-1976), Silhouettist, entertainer and teacher. Artist or producer of 700 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Stanley Baldwin begins the first of three terms of government as Conservative Prime Minister following the resignation of Andrew Bonar Law.

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Bolton Wanderers beat West Ham United in the first FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium. The Cup Final was held at Wembley every year except during the war until 2000.

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Hitler attempts to take power in Germany with the Munich Beer Hall Putsch. On the 8th November Hitler and the SA stormed a meeting of the ruling 'triumvirs' forcing them to support a march on Berlin. The coup, however, failed and Hitler was arrested and sentences to five years in prison.

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