Sir Douglas Robert Stewart Bader

The de Laszlo Collection of Paul Laib Negatives, Witt Library, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London © The de Laszlo Foundation

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Sir Douglas Robert Stewart Bader

by Paul Laib
whole-plate film negative, 1950s
Purchased, 1992
Photographs Collection
NPG x38188

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  • Paul Laib (1869-1958), Fine Art Photographer. Artist or producer associated with 104 portraits.

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Princess Anne is born at Clarence house, the only daughter of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip.

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C.S. Lewis publishes The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the first book in the Chronicles of Narnia series. Lewis was an Oxford Don, specialising in Medieval Literature and its use of allegory. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is often seen as an allegory of the Christian struggle between good and evil.

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Following the Soviet and American withdrawal from the occupation of North and South Korea respectively, the Korean War breaks out as each side seeks to unify Korea under its own political system. While the U.S.A., U.K and other UN nations came to the defence of South Korea, North Korea had support from the Soviet Union and China. The war continued until 1953.

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