1 portrait of Winifred Atwell
by Harry Hammond
resin coated print, 1957
11 1/2 in. x 13 1/4 in. (292 mm x 337 mm)
acquired Victoria & Albert Museum, 1994
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Artistback to top
- Harry Hammond (1920-2009). Artist associated with 49 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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.