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Lee Miller

(1907-1977), Photographer

Sitter in 13 portraits
Artist of 17 portraits
American-born photographer, muse and model, assistant to and mistress of Man Ray in Paris; arrived in London, 1937; Head of British Vogue Studio, 1940-5, working as war photographer and correspondent in France and Germany.

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Lee Miller

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1932
NPG P1081

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Sir Frederick Ashton

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1933
NPG P1074

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Eileen Agar

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1937
NPG P1073

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Lee Miller

by Lee Miller
bromide print, 1939
NPG P873

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Leonora Carrington

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1939
NPG P1075

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Humphrey Jennings

by Lee Miller
bromide print, 1942
NPG P156

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Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett

by Lee Miller
modern contact print from original negative, 1943
NPG P1077

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Lee Miller

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1943
NPG P1082

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Henry Moore

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1943
NPG P1083

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Graham Vivian Sutherland

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1943
NPG P1086

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Carl Ronald Giles

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1944
NPG P1078

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Flora Robson

by Lee Miller
modern contact print from original negative, 1944
NPG P1085

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Sir Alec Guinness

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1947
NPG P1079

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Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1948
NPG P1084

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Oskar Kokoschka

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1950
NPG P1080

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Wells Wintemute Coates

by Lee Miller
modern archival-toned gelatin silver print from original negative, 1954
NPG P1076

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