1568 of 1569 portraits matching these criteria:
- subject matching 'Buildings and architecture'
by Mike McCartney
bromide print, early 1960s
11 1/8 in. x 11 1/4 in. (281 mm x 286 mm)
Sitterback to top
- Sir (James) Paul McCartney (1942-), Musician and member of The Beatles and Wings. Sitter in 78 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
Artistback to top
- (Peter) Michael ('Mike') McCartney (McGear) (1944-), Musician; member of The Scaffold and photographer. Artist of 11 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.
This portraitback to top
WINKLE-PICKER WINDOW SHOPPING: In Lord Street, Liverpool, waiting for the first number 86 bus to take us home to Forthlin Road after a Cavern 'All Night Session'. I took this early morning portrait of elder brother through a deserted shoe shop window, proudly displaying the latest buckled, winkle-picker shoes of the day.
Caption originates from Remember: The Recollections and Photographs of Mike McCartney, 1992
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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