by Polly Borland
C-type colour print, November 1999
19 5/8 in. x 15 1/2 in. (497 mm x 395 mm)
Linked publicationsback to top
- Cave, Nick (preface) Conrad, Peter (introduction) Ginnane, Virginia (interviews), Polly Borland: Australians, 2000 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 25 May - 17 September 2000), p. 67
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Berkshire (sitter's home, Berkshire)
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Polly Borland: Australians (25 May 2000 - 17 September 2000)
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.