1 portrait of Sarah Churchill
by P.A. Reuter Photos Ltd
bromide press print, 29 April 1957
10 in. x 84 7/8 in. (253 mm x 2155 mm) image size
Transferred from Evening Standard Library, 1983
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Sitterback to top
- Sarah Churchill (1914-1982), Actress and dancer; daughter of Sir Winston Churchill. Sitter in 26 portraits.
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.