3 of 4 portraits of Pattie Boyd
by Eric Swayne
selenium-toned silver print, 1967
21 3/4 in. x 13 1/4 in. (551 mm x 337 mm) image size
Given by Tom Swayne, 2011
Sitterback to top
- Patricia Ann ('Pattie') Boyd (1944-), Former wife of George Harrison, and later wife of Eric Clapton. Sitter in 4 portraits.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- First Exposure: Photographs 1961-2010 (22 June 2012 - 18 November 2012)
Events of 1967back to top
Current affairsHarold Wilson decides to devalue the pound by nearly 15% in order to ' break out from the straitjacket' of boom and bust economics. The decision was controversial and prompted Wilson to reassure the public that the 'pound in your pocket' would not be worth any less.
Art and scienceThe Beatles release Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, with a record sleeve designed by pop artist, Peter Blake. The band's musical experimentation and colourful new look was an example of psychedelic, and the LP is often regarded as one of the first concept albums.
InternationalChe Guevara is captured and executed in Bolivia. The guerrilla leader and revolutionary icon was hunted down by the CIA and captured and shot by Bolivian Special Forces. He had been leading Bolivian insurgents in an attempt to overthrow the government.
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