The Ogilvy family
The Ogilvy family
by Norman Parkinson
C-type colour print, May 1972
14 7/8 in. x 14 7/8 in. (379 mm x 378 mm)
Given by Norman Parkinson, 1981 in conjunction with the NPG exhibition 'Norman Parkinson: 50 Years of Portraits and Fashion'
Sittersback to top
- Princess Alexandra, Lady Ogilvy (1936-), Cousin of Queen Elizabeth II; wife of Sir Angus Ogilvy. Sitter in 75 portraits. Identify
- Marina Victoria Alexandra Mowatt (née Ogilvy) (1966-), Wife of Paul Julian Mowatt; daughter of Princess Alexandra, Lady Ogilvy and Sir Angus Ogilvy. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
- Sir Angus James Bruce Ogilvy (1928-2004), Council and trustee of the Prince's Trust. Sitter in 20 portraits. Identify
- James Robert Bruce Ogilvy (1964-), Son of Princess Alexandra, Lady Ogilvy and Sir Angus Ogilvy. Sitter in 5 portraits. Identify
Artistback to top
- Norman Parkinson (1913-1990), Photographer. Artist of 244 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1972back to top
Current affairsBritain joins the European Community. After two attempts both vetoed by President Charles De Gaulle of France, Britain is finally accepted into the EC under the pro-European leadership of Edward Heath.
British soldiers shoot 14 unarmed protesters in the Bloody Sunday massacre. The men were part of a march through Londonderry, protesting about the policy of internment without trial.
Art and scienceDavid Bowie releases The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars; a classic glam-rock concept album with the themes of space aliens, gender ambiguity and rock 'n' roll superstardom.
InternationalThe arrest of five men who were caught trying to bug the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee marks the beginning of the 'Watergate Scandal'. The scandal centred on attempts to spy on the Democratic opposition in order to help President Nixon's re-election, and finally led to Nixon's resignation two years later.
Black September Palestinian terrorists murder 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich.
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