25 of 28 portraits of Aneurin Bevan
by Lewis Morley
vintage print, late 1950s
9 3/8 in. x 7 1/4 in. (237 mm x 184 mm)
Given by Lewis Morley, 1989
Sitterback to top
- Aneurin Bevan (1897-1960), Editor of 'Tribune' and Labour politician; MP for Ebbw Vale and Minister of Health; husband of Jennie Lee. Sitter in 32 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Lewis Morley (1925-2013), Photographer. Artist of 305 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
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.