'Society at Garsington'
'Society at Garsington'
possibly by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, mid 1920s
4 1/2 in. x 4 7/8 in. (113 mm x 125 mm) image size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Dame Helen Gardner Bequest, 2003
Artistback to top
Sittersback to top
- Hon. Robert ('Bob') Gathorne-Hardy (1902-1973), Gardener and writer; son of 3rd Earl of Cranbrook. Sitter in 48 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait. Identify
- William Henry Smith, 3rd Viscount Hambleden (1903-1948), Governing Director of W.H. Smith & Son Ltd. Sitter in 26 portraits. Identify
- Lady Ottoline Morrell (1873-1938), Patron of the arts; half-sister of 6th Duke of Portland; wife of Philip Edward Morrell. Sitter associated with 596 portraits, Artist associated with 1715 portraits. Identify
- Philip Edward Morrell (1870-1943), Politician; husband of Lady Ottoline Morrell. Sitter associated with 191 portraits, Artist associated with 340 portraits. Identify
- Phyllis (née Spender-Clay), Lady Nichols (1905-1972), Wife of Sir Philip Bouverie Bowyer Nichols. Sitter in 13 portraits. Identify
- Hon. Edith Mabell Emily Smith (1901-1973), Daughter of William Frederick Danvers Smith, 2nd Viscount Hambleden. Sitter in 10 portraits. Identify
- Hon. James Frederick Arthur ('Jimmy') Smith (1906-1980), Director of W. H. Smith & Son and Lieutenant-Colonel; son of 2nd Viscount Hambleden. Sitter in 18 portraits. Identify
- 'Teddy'. Sitter associated with 1 portrait. Identify
- Julian Vinogradoff (née Morrell) (1906-1989), Former wife of Sir Victor Goodman, and later wife of Igor Vinogradoff; daughter of Lady Ottoline Morrell. Sitter associated with 411 portraits, Artist associated with 2 portraits. Identify
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Oxfordshire (The Red Room, Garsington Manor, Oxfordshire)
Events of 1923back to top
Current affairsStanley Baldwin begins the first of three terms of government as Conservative Prime Minister following the resignation of Andrew Bonar Law.
Art and scienceBolton 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.
InternationalHitler 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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