1 portrait of Susanne Puddefoot
© Yevonde Portrait Archive / Mary Evans Picture Library
by Madame Yevonde
bromide print on velvet card mount, 1968
14 3/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (374 mm x 298 mm) image size
Given by Madame Yevonde, 1971
Artistback to top
- Madame Yevonde (1893-1975), Photographer. Artist associated with 319 portraits, Sitter in 8 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.