© estate of Kenneth Hughes / National Portrait Gallery, London
by Anthony Buckley
modern bromide print from original negative, 1957
14 7/8 in. x 11 7/8 in. (377 mm x 301 mm)
Bequeathed by Kenneth Hughes, 1995
Artistback to top
- Anthony Buckley (1912-1993), Photographer. Artist associated with 214 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Tinker, Christopher, Speak its Name! - Quotations by and about Gay Men and Women, 2016, p. 128
Linked displays and exhibitionsback 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.