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Lord Snowdon (1930-), Photographer; former husband of Princess Margaret

Sitter in 17 portraits
Artist of 276 portraits
Armstrong Jones first began to take photographs while studying at Cambridge, encouraged by his uncle, the stage designer and artist Oliver Messel. After working as an apprentice to society photographer Baron (1906-56), Armstrong Jones opened his first studio in 1952. He established his reputation by photographing theatre, fashion and society subjects, and subsequently became an official Royal photographer. He was also photographer for The Sunday Times (1962-90), Vogue (from 1964) and the Telegraph Magazine (since 1990). Created Earl of Snowdon in 1961, he was married to HRH The Princess Margaret from 1960-78.