Ruskin Spear, Harold Wilson

Ruskin Spear, Harold Wilson

Harold Wilson. First term as Labour Prime Minister 1964-70. Gannex raincoat and pipe.

Harold Wilson. First term as Labour Prime Minister 1964-70. Gannex raincoat and pipe.

Why I believe in the wisdom of pipe smoking

Why I believe in the wisdom of pipe smoking

Harold Wilson, Prime Minister in the UK (1964 to 1970) - He's the inspiration behind The Beatles' song, "Taxman"

Harold Wilson, Prime Minister in the UK (1964 to 1970) - He's the inspiration behind The Beatles' song, "Taxman"

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Harold Wilson Labour 1974 to 1976, 1964 to 1970- Dates in office- 1974 to 1976, 1964 to 1970 Political party- Labour- Major acts- Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965: suspended the death penalty in England, Wales and Scotland.  Sexual Offences Act 1967: decriminalisation of certain homosexual offences. Interesting facts In 1969 he was struck in the eye by a stink bomb thrown by a schoolboy. Wilson’s response was "with an arm like that he ought to be in the English cricket XI″ As…

Harold Wilson Labour 1974 to 1976, 1964 to 1970- Dates in office- 1974 to 1976, 1964 to 1970 Political party- Labour- Major acts- Murder (Abolition of Death Penalty) Act 1965: suspended the death penalty in England, Wales and Scotland. Sexual Offences Act 1967: decriminalisation of certain homosexual offences. Interesting facts In 1969 he was struck in the eye by a stink bomb thrown by a schoolboy. Wilson’s response was "with an arm like that he ought to be in the English cricket XI″ As…

Wren Farthing, designed 1937 by Harold Wilson Parker

Wren Farthing, designed 1937 by Harold Wilson Parker

In this still from a 1963 British Pathé newsreel, the new Labour leader Harold Wilson sits down for a meeting with Khrushchev: http://www.britishpathe.com/video/harold-wilson-meets-mr-k/

In this still from a 1963 British Pathé newsreel, the new Labour leader Harold Wilson sits down for a meeting with Khrushchev: http://www.britishpathe.com/video/harold-wilson-meets-mr-k/

Heath vs Wilson - The 10 Year Duel - BBC

Heath vs Wilson - The 10 Year Duel - BBC

The mural is to be found on the old telephone exchange building on Farringdon Road in Central London and comprises nine stunning, hand painted ceramic panels designed in 1960 by the little known artist Dorothy Anann.    Although the work is untitled, and there is precious little about her on the net, I gather that Annan set out to depict various aspects of the communications and telephone industry, relating the work very much to the idea of Harold Wilson’s “white heat of technology” in a…

The mural is to be found on the old telephone exchange building on Farringdon Road in Central London and comprises nine stunning, hand painted ceramic panels designed in 1960 by the little known artist Dorothy Anann.  Although the work is untitled, and there is precious little about her on the net, I gather that Annan set out to depict various aspects of the communications and telephone industry, relating the work very much to the idea of Harold Wilson’s “white heat of technology” in a…

The Plot Against Harold Wilson, BBC 2006

The Plot Against Harold Wilson, BBC 2006

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