by Terry O'Neill
bromide fibre print, 1971
11 3/4 in. x 17 7/8 in. (300 mm x 454 mm)
Given by Terry O'Neill, 1993
Sitterback to top
- Roderick David ('Rod') Stewart (1945-), Singer, songwriter and member of 'Faces'. Sitter in 7 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Terry O'Neill (1938-2019), Photographer. Artist of 80 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Photographed in the grounds of his house in Old Windsor, England.
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Berkshire (grounds, sitter's home, Old Windsor)
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Terry O'Neill: Celebrity (6 September 2003 - 14 March 2004)
Events of 1971back to top
Current affairsThe 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 scienceMichael 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.
InternationalThe 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.
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.
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