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Sefton Samuels (1931-), Photographer

Artist of 67 portraits
Sefton Samuels is one of Manchester's leading photographers, with a career spanning more than four decades. Before turning to photography he worked in mills across the North West and as a professional jazz drummer. For five years he was the main photographer in the North West for BBC Television, during which time he also set up his own Photo Library specialising in all aspects connected with the North West as well as a comprehensive range of general subjects. Over the years Sefton has photographed many nationally celebrated figures, including actors, artists, scientists and politicians. Samuels's work has been exhibited widely and is held in the permanent collections of major museums.

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Emmanuel Levy

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1956
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Emmanuel Levy

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1956
NPG x129517

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Emmanuel Levy

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1956
NPG x129518

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Harold Riley

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1962
NPG x15788

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Phil Seamen

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1966
NPG x22395

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Sir Richard Rodney Bennett

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, late 1960s-mid 1970s
NPG x738

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Sir John Barbirolli

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1968
NPG x15774

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Sir John Barbirolli

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1968
NPG x15775

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Joe Brown

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1968
NPG x15779

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Neil Dallas Brown

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1968
NPG x15780

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Humphrey Lyttelton

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1968-1970
NPG x15785

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L.S. Lowry

by Sefton Samuels
cibachrome print, 1968
NPG x11858

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L.S. Lowry

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1968
NPG x15784

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L.S. Lowry

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1968
NPG x15782

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L.S. Lowry

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print on card mount, 1968
NPG x15783

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L.S. Lowry

by Sefton Samuels
bromide fibre print, 1968
NPG x29881

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George Best

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print, 31 May 1968
NPG x34368

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George Best

by Sefton Samuels
bromide print, 31 May 1968
NPG x34369