© Lewis Morley Archive / National Portrait Gallery, London
by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1968
9 7/8 in. x 8 3/8 in. (251 mm x 212 mm)
Given by Lewis Morley, 1989
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Artistback to top
- Lewis Morley (1925-2013), Photographer. Artist of 303 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
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.