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Pamela Chandler

(1928-1993), Photographer

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist of 27 portraits
Chandler was one of the leading studio portrait photographers of the 1950s and 1960s, specialising in literary and theatrical subjects. She had her first brush with celebrity working as an extra at various film studios including Pinewood, Denham and Elstree before spending a short apprenticeship at the Landseer Photographic Studio in the heart of the West End. This led to a partnership at her own premises in South Molton Street, Mayfair, before moving on to Beauchamp Place. Although known principally as a photographer of men and celebrated from her official photographs of Harold MacMillan taken in 1960 when she was only 31, this particular display focuses on four of her women subjects.

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Sir Robert Murray Helpmann; Pamela Chandler, by Pamela Chandler - NPG x125014

Sir Robert Murray Helpmann; Pamela Chandler

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, September 1956
NPG x125014

Sir Robert Murray Helpmann; Pamela Chandler, by Pamela Chandler - NPG x125015

Sir Robert Murray Helpmann; Pamela Chandler

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, September 1956
NPG x125015

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Violet Trefusis (née Keppel)

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1952
NPG x88819

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Mary Morris

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, October 1956
NPG x88824

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Sir Robert Murray Helpmann

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, September 1956
NPG x88829

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Morris Langlo West

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, March 1957
NPG x88833

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Henry George Alfred Marius Victor Francis Herbert, 6th Earl of Carnarvon

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 21 October 1958
NPG x88832

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Hans Wild

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, January 1958
NPG x88838

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Richard Thomas Church

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, June 1959
NPG x88835

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1959
NPG x88837

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

John Gilpin

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, February 1960
NPG x88834

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Pamela Frankau

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1961
NPG x88822

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Pamela Frankau

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1961
NPG x88823

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Dame Sibyl Mary Hathaway

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 17 February 1961
NPG x88825

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Sir Julian Huxley

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 20 July 1961
NPG x88828

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

J.R.R. Tolkien

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, September 1961
NPG x88830

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

J.R.R. Tolkien

by Pamela Chandler
C-type colour print, September 1961
NPG x88898

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Arthur David Waley

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1961
NPG x88899

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, May 1962
NPG x88831

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Mary Morris; Pamela Chandler

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
NPG x88817

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