17 of 38 portraits of Bill Wyman
by Peter Webb
resin print, May 1971
10 1/2 in. x 14 in. (266 mm x 355 mm)
Sitterback to top
- Bill Wyman (1936-), Musician; bass guitarist for the Rolling Stones; founder of Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings. Sitter in 38 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Peter Webb, Photographer, film director, producer and screenwriter. Artist of 11 portraits.
Placesback to top
- Place made: United Kingdom: England, London (photographer's studio, Park Village East, Regent's Park, London)
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.