by John Walmsley
modern bromide print from original negative, 1968
11 in. x 15 in. (279 mm x 381 mm) image size
Sitterback to top
- Alexander Sutherland Neill (1883-1973), Child psychologist and writer. Sitter in 2 portraits.
Events of 1968back to top
Current affairsEnoch Powell delivers his 'Rivers of Blood' speech in Birmingham in opposition to anti-discrimination legislation and immigration from the commonwealth. The speech is usually regarded as racist and blamed for stirring up racial prejudice. Powell was sacked from the shadow cabinet as a result, but received considerable public approval at the time for his views.
Fay Sislin becomes England first black woman police officer.