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John Havinden (1908-1987), Photographer

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 1 portrait
Modernist photographer; set up Gretton Photographers (1930) to specialise in commercial and colour photography. Worked mainly for Crowford's Advertising Agency for which his brother, the artist Ashley Havinden was Director; notable campaigns for HMV, Standard Cars and Monte Carlo. His stark, precise and geometric photographs spoke of the modernist ideals appearing in architecture, design and photography.

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John Havinden

by John Havinden
bromide print, 1930
NPG P350