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Marcus Adams

(1875-1959), Photographer

Sitter in 24 portraits
Artist associated with 114 portraits
Son of the photographer Walton Adams. Travelled around Britain making architectural photographs for the British Archaeological Society and for books by C.E.Keyser. Established a reputation as a leading child photographer. In 1919 he joined up with Bertram Park and his wife Yvonne Gregory to form the 'Three Photographers' maintaining his own style and studio but sharing use of printing, retouching and darkroom staff. In 1926, took first official photographs of the Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth II) and continued up to 1956 in a sitting with Princess Anne. His son Gilbert Adams assisted in his early years but later established his own highly successful career as a photographer.

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Marcus Adams, by (Arthur) Walton Adams - NPG P140(29)

Marcus Adams

by (Arthur) Walton Adams
bromide print, 1916
NPG P140(29)

Marcus Adams; Prince Charles, by Marcus Adams - NPG P140(27)

Marcus Adams; Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, 1953
NPG P140(27)

Marcus Adams, by International Newsreel - NPG x135368

Marcus Adams

by International Newsreel
vintage bromide print, 1926
NPG x135368

Marcus Adams; Dame Simone Ruth Prendergast (née Laski), by Marcus Adams - NPG x129563

Marcus Adams; Dame Simone Ruth Prendergast (née Laski)

by Marcus Adams
cream-toned bromide print, 1939-1940
NPG x129563

Marcus Adams, by Unknown photographer - NPG x35716

Marcus Adams

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, circa 1940
NPG x35716

Salon Selection Committee, by Lancelot Vining - NPG x139962

Salon Selection Committee

by Lancelot Vining
bromide print, circa 1944
NPG x139962

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

The staff at the Walton Adams Studio in Reading (group including Marcus Adams)

by (Arthur) Walton Adams
gelatin developing-out paper print, 1890s
NPG x199824

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

(Arthur) Walton Adams; Marcus Adams

possibly by (Arthur) Walton Adams
albumen print on card, early 1900s
NPG x199818

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Marcus Adams and Lily Maud Adams (née Farr) on their wedding day

by (Arthur) Walton Adams
platinum print, 1904
NPG x199819

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Marcus Adams

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
bromide print, 1913
NPG x199826

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

The Adams family (group including Gilbert Adams; (Arthur) Walton Adams; Marcus Adams and Annie Adams)

possibly by Marcus Adams
bromide print, early 1920s
NPG x199823

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Marcus Adams

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print on card mount, 1920
NPG x199827

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Marcus Adams

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print on photographer's folder, 1920
NPG x199828

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Marcus Adams

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, May 1925
NPG Ax199829

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Marcus Adams

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, May 1925
NPG Ax199830

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Marcus Adams

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, May 1925
NPG Ax199831

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions

Marcus Adams

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, May 1925
NPG Ax199832

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