1 portrait of Meyer Fortes
by Antony Barrington Brown
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 24 June 1957
Given by Antony Barrington Brown, 2010
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Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Cambridgeshire (Museum of Archaelogy and Anthropology, Cambridge)
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Cambridge Connections: Photographs by Antony Barrington Brown (19 March 2012 - 16 September 2012)
Events of 1957back to top
Current affairsHarold Macmillan takes over as Conservative prime minister, manoeuvring Eden out of power after his poor handling of the Suez Crisis the previous year.
The Wolfenden Report recommends that homosexuality should no longer be a criminal offence. It still took ten years, however, before any changes were made to the law on homosexuality with the Sexual Offences Act in 1967.