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Sally Soames

Artist of 17 portraits
Sally Soames was born in London and has lived there all her life. Her first assignment was for the Observer in 1963. She freelanced for the Guardian, The New York Times, Newsweek, the Observer and the Sunday Times, and various TV and film companies in the UK and the USA. Soames joined the staff of The Sunday Times in 1968 and remained there until 2000. Her work is held in various collections around the world. Her recent assignments include the photographs for Tony Blair for the 2001 general election. She is an external examiner and lecturer at The London College of Printing and The Royal College of Art.

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P647

Sir Frederick William Pontin

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1967
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P637

Angela Olive Carter

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1981
NPG P637

P641

Sir Edward Heath

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1985
NPG P641

P649

Leslie George Scarman, Baron Scarman

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1986
NPG P649

P638

Bruce Chatwin

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1987
NPG P638

P639

Isabel Colegate

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1988
NPG P639

P643

Francis King

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1988
NPG P643

P648

Salman Rushdie

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1988
NPG P648

P636

Martin Amis

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1989
NPG P636

P642

Kazuo Ishiguro

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1989
NPG P642

P640

William Cooper

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1990
NPG P640

P644

Patrick McGrath

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1991
NPG P644

P645

Dame Hilary Mantel

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1992
NPG P645

P650

Simon Schama

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1992
NPG P650

P651

Barry Unsworth

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1992
NPG P651

P646

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1998
NPG P646

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Keith Spencer Waterhouse

by Sally Soames
resin print, 31 August 1989
NPG x127162