1 portrait of Peter Blake
by Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski
bromide print on card mount, 1968
11 1/8 in. x 15 in. (283 mm x 380 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Sir Peter Thomas Blake (1932-), Painter. Sitter in 15 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
Artistback to top
- Jorge ('J.S.') Lewinski (1921-2008), Photographer. Artist of 103 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Events of 1968back to top
Current affairsEnoch Powell delivers his 'Rivers of Blood' speech in Birmingham in opposition to anti-discrimination legislation and immigration from the commonwealth. The speech is usually regarded as racist and blamed for stirring up racial prejudice. Powell was sacked from the shadow cabinet as a result, but received considerable public approval at the time for his views.
Fay Sislin becomes England first black woman police officer.