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"

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.

With his cane and fly-switch Dr. H. Kamuzu Banda, Prime Minister of Malawi, with British Prime Minister Harold Wilson before the opening of the Commonwealth Prime Minister Conference at Marlborough House, London.

With his cane and fly-switch Dr. H. Kamuzu Banda, Prime Minister of Malawi, with British Prime Minister Harold Wilson before the opening of the Commonwealth Prime Minister Conference at Marlborough House, London.

The Ministry of Audio Pleasure Presents - Play Records, Dance, Make Love (UK) // Set up in the mid-1960s under Harold Wilson, The Ministry of Audio Pleasure was a government organisation with the task of promoting the benefits of listening to popular music and safeguarding the general public against the misuse of vinyl records.

The Ministry of Audio Pleasure Presents - Play Records, Dance, Make Love (UK) // Set up in the mid-1960s under Harold Wilson, The Ministry of Audio Pleasure was a government organisation with the task of promoting the benefits of listening to popular music and safeguarding the general public against the misuse of vinyl records.

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…

A First Class Royal Mail Stamp featuring Harold Wilson. Part of the 'Influential Prime Ministers' Series. Released 2014.

A First Class Royal Mail Stamp featuring Harold Wilson. Part of the 'Influential Prime Ministers' Series. Released 2014.

Commonwealth Special Forces In Vietnam. British SAS assisted Australian and New Zealand SAS as instructors in Vietnam. Prime Minister Harold Wilson was reluctant to officially support US forces & British SAS and other British servicemen participated on a clandestine level much to the chagrin of the Wilson government.

Commonwealth Special Forces In Vietnam. British SAS assisted Australian and New Zealand SAS as instructors in Vietnam. Prime Minister Harold Wilson was reluctant to officially support US forces & British SAS and other British servicemen participated on a clandestine level much to the chagrin of the Wilson government.

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