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Tessa Traeger (1938-), Photographer

Artist of 50 portraits
Tessa Traeger is one of the outstanding still life photographers of her generation, and since 1978 has exhibited regularly in Paris, London, Hamburg and New York. She is especially known for her photographs taken on large format cameras, many of which were published during her long association with British Vogue. Following a commission from the National Portrait Gallery to photograph important British horticulturalists for its collection, in 2001 Traeger and her husband the designer Patrick Kinmonth photographed over fifty sitters working in the field, including gardeners, garden history writers, plant finders, garden designers and artists who are shaping new attitudes to plants and gardens.

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P1026(4)

Alan Bloom

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
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P1026(8)

Beth Chatto (née Little)

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(8)

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Jacqueline Ann Gear

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(14)

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Penelope Hobhouse

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(17)

P1026(19)

Lady (Priscilla) Mary Rose Keen (née Curzon)

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(19)

P1026(21)

Pamela Schwerdt; Sibylle Kreutsberger

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(21)

P1026(24)

Joy Larkcom

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(24)

P1026(25)

Andrew Lawson

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(25)

P1026(12)

Valerie Finnis (later Lady Montagu Douglas Scott)

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(12)

P1026(29)

Nigel Marshall

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(29)

P1026(32)

Anna Pavord

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
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P1026(35)

Martin Puddle; Charles Puddle

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
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P1026(36)

Beth Rothschild

by Tessa Traeger
archival digital print, 2000
NPG P1026(36)

P1026(38)

John Sales

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(38)

P1026(39)

Marjorie Olein ('Mollie'), Marchioness of Salisbury

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
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P1026(42)

Mike Snowden

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(42)

P1026(47)

Barry Unwin

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(47)

P1026(1)

David Charles Henshaw Austin

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(1)

P1026(2)

Isabel Bannerman

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(2)

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Julian Bannerman

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(3)

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