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Falklands Portraits: Sir Rex Hunt (b.1926), Governor

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The Falklands War was a 1982 war between Argentina and the United Kingdom. The conflict resulted from the long-standing dispute over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, which lie in the South Atlantic, east of Argentina. The Falklands War began on Friday 2nd April 1982, when Argentine forces invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands and South Georgia.

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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    88 x 69.5 cm

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