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Bernard Kops (1926-), Playwright

Sitter in 13 portraits
Bernard Kops was born to Jewish parents in the East End of London, the setting for his first play The Hamlet of Stepney Green (1957). He ran a bookstall at Cambridge Circus, near Gallery One at Litchfield Street. Colin MacInnes used Kops and his wife Erica as models for the characters Mannie and Miriam Katz in his novel Absolute Beginners (1959)

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Bernard Kops

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957-1958
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Bernard Kops

for Camera Press
bromide press print, 1958
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Bernard Kops

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
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Bernard Kops

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
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Bernard Kops

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
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Bernard Kops

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x125534

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Bernard Kops

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1960
NPG x125535

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Bernard Kops

by Mark Gerson
bromide print, 1961
NPG x17976

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