by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1968
13 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. (342 mm x 268 mm)
Artistback to top
- Pamela Chandler (1928-1993), Photographer. Artist of 27 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Taken at the photographer's studio, Hampstead
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographer's studio, Hampstead, London)
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.