5 of 284 portraits by Lord Snowdon
by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1957
12 in. x 9 3/8 in. (306 mm x 238 mm)
Sitterback to top
- John French (1906-1966), Photographer. Sitter in 1 portrait, Artist of 4 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Lord Snowdon (1930-2017), Photographer; former husband of Princess Margaret. Artist of 284 portraits, Sitter in 19 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 230
Subjects & Themesback to top
Events of 1957back to top
Current affairsHarold Macmillan takes over as Conservative prime minister, manoeuvring Eden out of power after his poor handling of the Suez Crisis the previous year.
The Wolfenden Report recommends that homosexuality should no longer be a criminal offence. It still took ten years, however, before any changes were made to the law on homosexuality with the Sexual Offences Act in 1967.