8 of 11 portraits of Stephen Hawking
by Jane Bown
bromide print, 1999
10 in. x 14 in. (256 mm x 354 mm)
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- Stephen William Hawking (1942-2018), Theoretical Physicist. Sitter in 11 portraits.
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- Jane Bown (1925-2014), Photographer. Artist associated with 73 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
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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.