1 of 2 portraits of Raymond Blanc
by Barry Marsden
colour transparency, 1999
5 in. x 4 in. (127 mm x 102 mm)
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Photographed at Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons, Oxfordshire.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 60
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Oxfordshire (sitter's restaurant, Le Manoir aux Quat' Saisons, Church Road, Great Milton, Oxford)
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Events of 1999back to top
Current affairsFollowing referendums in 1997, The Scottish Parliament is opened and Welsh Assembly established in 1999. The new Scottish Parliament has the powers to pass legislation and alter tax. The Welsh Assembly currently has less legislative authority but controls a budget for Wales and can amend legislation passed by Westminster.
The House of Lords Act removes all but 92 Hereditary Lords from the second chamber.