1 portrait of John Edward ('Jack') Hawkins
© estate of Kenneth Hughes / National Portrait Gallery, London
by Anthony Buckley
modern bromide print from original negative, 1968
14 5/8 x 11 3/8 in. (370 mm x 289 mm)
Bequeathed by Kenneth Hughes, 1995
Artistback to top
- Anthony Buckley (1912-1993), Photographer. Artist associated with 214 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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.