by Gilbert Adams
vintage bromide print, 1960s
19 1/8 in. x 14 1/2 in. (485 mm x 368 mm)
Sitterback to top
- Sir Terence Ernest Manitou ('Terry') Frost (1915-2003), Artist and teacher of art. Sitter in 13 portraits, Artist of 3 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Gilbert Adams (1906-1996), Photographer and artist. Artist associated with 33 portraits, Sitter associated with 11 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 231
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1960back to top
Current affairsPrince Andrew is born, the third child of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip.
The Contraceptive Pill is introduced in England, dramatically changing the nation's approach to sex and relationships, and significantly contributing to the 1960s culture of liberation.
Art and sciencePenguin books defend D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover against charges of obscenity by demonstrating that the novel was of literary merit. The 'not guilty' verdict was seen as a victory for free speech and marked the beginning if a new era of liberalism.
The satirical revue Beyond the Fringe launches the careers of Alan Bennett, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore and Jonathan Miller.
InternationalHarold Macmillan delivers his 'wind of change' speech to the South African Parliament in Cape Town, announcing Britain's decision to grant independence to many of her colonies. The speech recognised the emergence of African nationalism, and criticised the policy of Apartheid in South Africa.
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