by Lewis Morley
toned bromide print, 1967
15 5/8 in. x 11 5/8 in. (397 mm x 294 mm)
Given by Lewis Morley, 1989
Artistback to top
- Lewis Morley (1925-2013), Photographer. Artist of 304 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
Events of 1967back to top
Current affairsHarold Wilson decides to devalue the pound by nearly 15% in order to ' break out from the straitjacket' of boom and bust economics. The decision was controversial and prompted Wilson to reassure the public that the 'pound in your pocket' would not be worth any less.
Art and scienceThe Beatles release Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, with a record sleeve designed by pop artist, Peter Blake. The band's musical experimentation and colourful new look was an example of psychedelic, and the LP is often regarded as one of the first concept albums.
InternationalChe Guevara is captured and executed in Bolivia. The guerrilla leader and revolutionary icon was hunted down by the CIA and captured and shot by Bolivian Special Forces. He had been leading Bolivian insurgents in an attempt to overthrow the government.
- Photographic holdings - print and negative collections
- My Favourite Portrait by Neil Tennant
- Portraits of Alec Guinness
- Blow Up: Sixties Photography Exposed
- A famous pose
- Joe Orton
- Lewis Morley Photographs
- Photographer in Focus: Anderson & Low
- Lewis Morley
- Duplicate of Joe Orton
- Duplicate of A famous pose
- Helmut Newton: Portraits