The Jockey Club
1 of 25 portraits by Dudley Reed
© Dudley Reed / National Portrait Gallery, London
The Jockey Club
by Dudley Reed
bromide print on card mount, 1982
6 1/2 in. x 14 1/4 in. (165 mm x 363 mm)
Given by Dudley Reed, 1989
Sittersback to top
- Sir Cecil Hugh Blacker (1916-2002), General; amateur steeplechase rider. Sitter in 25 portraits. Identify
- Christopher Douglas Collins (1940-), Company chairman; amateur steeplechase jockey. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Ailwyn Henry George Broughton, 3rd Baron Fairhaven (1936-), Justice of the Peace and Vice Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire; Senior Steward of the Jockey Club. Sitter in 2 portraits. Identify
- Christopher Norman Foster (1946-), Keeper of the Match Book and Executive Director of the Jockey Club. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Louis Freedman (1917-1998), Racehorse owner; Deputy Senior Steward of The Jockey Club. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- John MacDonald-Buchanan (1925-2014), Vice Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire; Senior Steward of the Jockey Club. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Anthony Mildmay-White, Steward and Chairman of the Licensing Committee of The Jockey Club. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Sir Thomas Henry Milborne-Swinnerton-Pilkington, 14th Bt (1934-), Company chairman. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Charles Weatherby, Deputy Secretary, The Jockey Club. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
- Simon Weatherby, Secretary, The Jockey Club. Sitter in 1 portrait. Identify
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, London (The Jockey Club Headquarters, Portman Square, London)
Events of 1982back to top
Current affairsUnemployment hits 3.6 million in the UK, with one in eight people out of work. The crisis came about as a result of industrial modernisation and restructuring. As a result those out of work were referred to as 'Maggie's millions'.
Charles and Diana have their first child, Prince William, who becomes the second in line for the throne.
Art and scienceRichard Attenborough releases his biopic Gandhi, starring Ben Kingsley as the lead. The film was an Anglo-Indian production, featuring a record-breaking 300,000 extras.
The Barbican Arts Centre is opened featuring a concert hall, theatres, cinema screens and an art gallery. In 2003 it was voted London's ugliest building in a BBC poll.
The Thames Barrier opens to protect London from floods due to rising sea levels.