Mary Morris; Pamela Chandler

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Mary Morris; Pamela Chandler, by Pamela Chandler, 1963 - NPG x88817 - © Pamela Chandler Photography Collection / Arenapal

© Pamela Chandler Photography Collection / Arenapal

Mary Morris; Pamela Chandler

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
13 3/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. (341 mm x 267 mm)
Purchased, 2001
Photographs Collection
NPG x88817


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Sittersback to top

  • Pamela Chandler (1928-1993), Photographer. Sitter in 5 portraits, Artist of 27 portraits.
  • Mary Morris (1915-1988), Actress. Sitter in 3 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Pamela Chandler (1928-1993), Photographer. Artist of 27 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

This portraitback to top

Photographed with the photographer in the make-up rooms at BBC Television Centre during rehearsals for Antony and Cleopatra.

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Events of 1963back to top

Current affairs

The Secretary of State for War, John Profumo is found to have lied to the House of Commons when he denied having an affair with the showgirl, Christine Keeler. The Profumo Affair was a public scandal for the Conservative party, and ultimately contributed to the resignation of Harold Macmillan.

Art and science

Doctor Who is first broadcast on the BBC with William Hartnell playing the Doctor. This long running science fiction series about an alien Time Lord who travels through time and space in his police-box-shaped Tardis has been watched by generations of viewers (often from behind the back of the sofa), and features imaginative, but traditionally low-budget, special effects, innovative electronic music, and the Doctor's greatest enemy, the Daleks.

International

John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Texas. The arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald for his murder did not prevent a score of conspiracy theories involving Cuba, the CIA, the KGB, and the Mafia among others. Martin Luther King delivers his 'I have a dream' speech, marking an important moment in the civil rights movement in America and helping to secure him the Nobel Peace Prize' in 1964.

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