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Colonel Mervyn O’Gorman. Christina walking on the beach. c 1913.

Colonel Mervyn O’Gorman. Portrait of Christina wearing a red cloak. c.1913.

Colonel Mervyn O’Gorman. Christina by the boat. 1913.

Colonel Mervyn O’Gorman. Portrait of Christina in a garden. c.1912.

Colonel Mervyn O’Gorman (1871-958) British aeronautical engineer, born in Ireland. During the First World War he was head of the Royal Aircraft Establishment at Farnborough. He was also a motoring pioneer and the Highway Code, became vice-president of the Royal Automobile Club. O’Gorman was also a talented artist and photographer, famous for his autochromes, etching and lacquers.

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