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

Sitter in 15 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.

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P797(7)

John Randall Bratby

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print
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P797(12)

Robin Darwin

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print
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P814

Joyce Grenfell

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1950s
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P815

Joyce Grenfell

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1950s
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P827

James Mason

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1950s
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P809

John French

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1957
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P1639

Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Anne

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 10 October 1957
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
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P1641

Queen Elizabeth II

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 10 October 1957
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P1642

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh; Queen Elizabeth II

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 10 October 1957
On display in Room 37 at the National Portrait Gallery
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P1645

Queen Elizabeth II

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 1958
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P797(10)

Prunella Clough

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, circa 1959
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P797(1)

Michael James Andrews

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 7 December 1962
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P797(3)

Frank Auerbach

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 10 April 1962
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P797(6)

Frank Bowling

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 21 March 1962
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P797(11)

Sir William Menzies Coldstream

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 16 April 1962
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P797(36)

Victor Pasmore

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 16 April 1962
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P797(42)

William George Scott

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 8 April 1962
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P797(48)

Philip John Sutton with his wife, Heather

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 10 January 1962
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P797(55)

R.B. Kitaj with his wife, Elsi, and their son, Lem

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 6 December 1962
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P797(4)

Anthony Blunt

by Lord Snowdon
bromide print, 24 October 1963
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