by Bertram Park
cream-toned bromide print, 1919
205 mm x 151 mm
Given by (Hilary) June Mardall (née Park, later Bosanquet), 1977
Sitterback to top
- Yvonne Gregory (1889-1970), Photographer; wife of Bertram Park. Sitter in 9 portraits, Artist associated with 110 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Bertram Park (1883-1972), Photographer. Artist associated with 147 portraits, Sitter in 20 portraits.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Adams, Park and Gregory: Photographs 1910s - 1950s (5 March 2009 - 25 October 2009)
Events of 1919back to top
Current affairsSir John William Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown pilot the first successful non-stop transatlantic flight from Newfoundland to Ireland, flying 1980 miles in their modified Vickers Vimy bomber plane in just over 16 hours. Their achievement won them a £10,000 prize from the Daily Mail newspaper.
Art and scienceJohn Maynard Keynes publishes The Economic Consequences of the Peace, an influential economic text that criticised the harsh economic treatment of Germany at the Treaty of Versailles and predicted the destabilising effects of the vindictive settlement.
InternationalThe Paris Peace Conference negotiates the peace treaties between the victorious and defeated powers. The Conference culminated in a number of treaties including the Treaty of Versailles, which granted independence for the countries under Austrian and Russian rule and forced Germany to accept responsibility for the war and pay reparations. It also established the League of Nations.
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