BBC Board of Governors
BBC Board of Governors
vintage print, 1960s
6 1/4 in. x 8 1/4 in. (158 mm x 209 mm) image size
Bequeathed by David Dean, 1976
Sittersback to top
- Sir (Henry) Ashley Clarke (1903-1994), Diplomat. Sitter in 17 portraits, Artist associated with 33 portraits. Identify
- Sir James Fitzjames Duff (1898-1970), Educationist and academic administrator. Sitter in 5 portraits. Identify
- Sir Arthur Frederic Brownlow Fforde (1900-1985), Lawyer and headmaster; Chairman of the BBC. Sitter in 12 portraits. Identify
- Dame Beatrice Annie ('Anne') Godwin (1897-1992), Trade unionist. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Rachel Marianne Jones (née Powell) (1908-2001), National Governor for Wales of BBC; wife of William Edward Jones; daughter of John Powell Jones Powell. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Sir Robert Frith Lusty (1909-1991), Journalist and publisher. Sitter in 9 portraits. Identify
- Sir David Milne (1896-1972), Civil servant; Permanent Under-Secretary of State for Scotland. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
- Sir Richard Pike Pim (1900-1987), Inspector-General, Royal Ulster Constabulary. Sitter in 13 portraits. Identify
- Andrew Stewart (1907-1991), Director of Scottish Television. Sitter in 4 portraits. Identify
Events of 1960back to top
Current affairsPrince Andrew is born, the third child of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip.
The Contraceptive Pill is introduced in England, dramatically changing the nation's approach to sex and relationships, and significantly contributing to the 1960s culture of liberation.
Art and sciencePenguin books defend D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterley's Lover against charges of obscenity by demonstrating that the novel was of literary merit. The 'not guilty' verdict was seen as a victory for free speech and marked the beginning if a new era of liberalism.
The satirical revue Beyond the Fringe launches the careers of Alan Bennett, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore and Jonathan Miller.
InternationalHarold Macmillan delivers his 'wind of change' speech to the South African Parliament in Cape Town, announcing Britain's decision to grant independence to many of her colonies. The speech recognised the emergence of African nationalism, and criticised the policy of Apartheid in South Africa.
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