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Sir Hugh Francis Ivo Elliott

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Sir Hugh Francis Ivo Elliott, by Bassano Ltd, 27 October 1971 - NPG x172896 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir Hugh Francis Ivo Elliott

by Bassano Ltd
half-plate film negative, 27 October 1971
Purchased, 2004
Photographs Collection
NPG x172896


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  • Bassano Ltd (active 1901-1962). Artist associated with 42731 portraits.

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The United Kingdom changes to the Decimal System for currency, getting rid of shillings, and guineas and simplifying the denomination of pounds into 100 pence. This brought the British pound sterling in line with other currencies and made computer calculation easier.

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Michael Caine stars in the filmGet Carter, a British crime classic about a man who sets out to get bloody revenge on the gangsters that killed his brother.

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The Immigration Act consolidated previous legislation in order to limit immigration, by requiring applicants to hold a work permit and introduced the concept of right of abode. In Uganda, Idi Amin overthrows President Milton Obote and becomes dictator.

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