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Christine Keeler (1942-), Model

Sitter in 21 portraits
Keeler left her home in Wraysbury, Berkshire for London aged sixteen and in 1960 was employed at Murray's cabaret club in Soho. Here she met Stephen Ward and soon after went to live with him. He introduced Keeler to the Conservative Minister of War, John Profumo, and Yevgeny Ivanov, the Soviet naval attaché, at Cliveden. Affairs with both provoked a major political scandal in 1963 and helped to pave the way for Labour's success at the following election. Keeler gained substantial payments for her story from newspapers worldwide after the scandal broke and has since written autobiographies Nothing But... (1983), Scandal! (1989), The Truth At Last (2001) and Secrets and Lies (2012).

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5720

Christine Keeler

by Stephen Ward
pastel, 1960 or 1961
NPG 5720

P512(13)

Christine Keeler

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1963
NPG P512(13)

x131953

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern C-type print from original transparency, 1963
NPG x131953

x131954

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern C-type print from original transparency, 1963
NPG x131954

x88354

Christine Keeler

by Lewis Morley
vintage gelatin silver print, June 1963
NPG x88354

x88355

Christine Keeler

by Lewis Morley
vintage gelatin silver print, June 1963
NPG x88355

x38962

Christine Keeler

by Lewis Morley
contact sheet, June 1963
NPG x38962

x38963

Christine Keeler

by Lewis Morley
contact sheet, June 1963
NPG x38963

x38964

Christine Keeler

by Lewis Morley
contact sheet, June 1963
NPG x38964

x137309

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137309

x137310

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137310

D2726

Christine Keeler

by Geoffrey Davien
sculptoon, ceramic, 1964
NPG D2726

x137311

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137311

x137312

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137312

x137313

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137313

x137314

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137314

x137315

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137315

x137316

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137316

x137317

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137317

x137318

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern C-type colour print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137318

x137319

Christine Keeler

by Tom Blau
modern C-type colour print from original negative, 1963
NPG x137319

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