Kathleen Raine

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Kathleen Raine

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, April 1971
10 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. (266 mm x 268 mm)
Purchased, 2001
Photographs Collection
NPG x88820

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  • Pamela Chandler (1928-1993), Photographer. Artist or producer associated with 28 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.

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Taken in the sitter's house in London.

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Current affairs

The United Kingdom changes to the Decimal System for currency, getting rid of shillings, and guineas and simplifying the denomination of pounds into 100 pence. This brought the British pound sterling in line with other currencies and made computer calculation easier.

Art and science

Michael Caine stars in the filmGet Carter, a British crime classic about a man who sets out to get bloody revenge on the gangsters that killed his brother.

International

The Immigration Act consolidated previous legislation in order to limit immigration, by requiring applicants to hold a work permit and introduced the concept of right of abode.
In Uganda, Idi Amin overthrows President Milton Obote and becomes dictator.

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