bromide print, 7 November 1957
8 1/8 in. x 6 1/8 in. (207 mm x 157 mm) image size
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- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (1 Cottage Walk, off Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London)
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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.