3 of 23 portraits of Margaret Morris
by John Emberson (Jno Emberson)
albumen cabinet card, 1910
6 1/2 in. x 4 3/8 in. (165 mm x 110 mm) overall
Given by Terence Pepper, 2015
Sitterback to top
- Margaret Morris (1891-1980), Dancer, teacher, choreographer and painter; wife of Scottish artist John Duncan Fergusson. Sitter in 23 portraits.
Events of 1910back to top
Current affairsGeorge V succeeds Edward VII to the throne.
The Liberals win narrow victories after calling two General Elections following escalating tension between the Liberal administration and the Lords reached crisis point with the Lords' unprecedented rejection of Lloyd George's 1909 budget. The budget included tax reform intended to fund social reform and a rearmament programme, but was seen by the Conservative Lords as an assault on property.