by Terry O'Neill
bromide fibre print, 1971
18 3/4 x 12 3/8 in. (477 mm x 315 mm)
Given by Terry O'Neill, 2003
Artistback to top
- Terry O'Neill (1938-2019), Photographer. Artist of 80 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
This portraitback to top
O'Neill photographed Martin when he was known as part of the 'Rat Pack' and was starring in the TV series The Dean Martin Show (1965-74).
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.
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