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

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

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.

Harold Wilson surrounded by children on polling day in Huyton, 1966

Harold Wilson surrounded by children on polling day in Huyton, 1966

Why I believe in the wisdom of pipe smoking

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Why I believe in the wisdom of pipe smoking

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…

In 70 days in 1917, President Wilson converted from peace advocate to war president

How Woodrow Wilson’s War Speech to Congress Changed Him – and the Nation

In 70 days in 1917, President Wilson converted from peace advocate to war president

Harold Wilson- The Labour leader during the 1970s. Have a read to find out about the Hung Parliament.

Harold Wilson- The Labour leader during the 1970s. Have a read to find out about the Hung Parliament.

Harold Wilson, UK prime minister March 1974 - April 1976

Harold Wilson, UK prime minister March 1974 - April 1976

We love this moment between Harold Wilson (Tony Award winner Richard McCabe) and the #corgi! See it live during our FINAL WEEK of performances. #TheAudienceBway

We love this moment between Harold Wilson (Tony Award winner Richard McCabe) and the #corgi! See it live during our FINAL WEEK of performances. #TheAudienceBway

Two statues of Harold Wilson stand in prominent places. The first, unveiled by the then Prime Minister Tony Blair in July 1999, stands outside Huddersfield railway station in St George's Square, Huddersfield. Costing £70,000, the statue, designed by sculptor Ian Walters, is based on photographs taken in 1964 and depicts Wilson in walking pose at the start of his first term as Prime Minister. His widow, Mary requested that the eight-foot tall monument did not show Wilson holding his famous…

Two statues of Harold Wilson stand in prominent places. The first, unveiled by the then Prime Minister Tony Blair in July 1999, stands outside Huddersfield railway station in St George's Square, Huddersfield. Costing £70,000, the statue, designed by sculptor Ian Walters, is based on photographs taken in 1964 and depicts Wilson in walking pose at the start of his first term as Prime Minister. His widow, Mary requested that the eight-foot tall monument did not show Wilson holding his famous…

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