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Larry Burrows (1926-1971), Photojournalist for Life magazine

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 4 portraits
British photojournalist Burrows, began his career at Keystone Press agency before working at Life magazine’s London bureau as a staff photographer. From 1961 and 1971 he was based in Hong Kong for Life and is best known for his coverage of the Vietnam War. He died with three fellow photojournalists when their helicopter was shot down over Laos.

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Vivien Leigh; Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier

by Larry Burrows
modern bromide print, 31 May 1949
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Marilyn Monroe; Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier (Press Conference at The Savoy Hotel)

by Larry Burrows
bromide fibre print, 15 July 1956
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Marilyn Monroe (Press Conference at The Savoy Hotel)

by Larry Burrows
bromide fibre print, 15 July 1956
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Outside the gates of Parkside House (waiting for Marilyn Monroe)

by Larry Burrows
bromide fibre print, 1956
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