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(1949-), Model and actress

Twiggy Lawson (née Lesley Hornby)

Sitter in 30 portraits
Launched by a famous little-boy haircut, shaped by Leonard and coloured by Daniel Galvin, Twiggy was the world's first supermodel. As both 'Woman of the Year' and The 'Face of 1966', Twiggy (born Lesley Hornby) was the embodiment of the 60s look. Her career developed when she appeared in Ken Russell's film The Boyfriend (1971) and in the Broadway musical My One and Only (1983-4). Twiggy continues with her blonde look and makes regular appearances in magazines and on television.

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Twiggy, by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz - NPG P1186


by Bernard Lee ('Bern') Schwartz
dye transfer print, 1 July 1978
NPG P1186

Justin de Villeneuve; Twiggy, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38919

Justin de Villeneuve; Twiggy

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1965
NPG x38919

Twiggy; Helen ('Nell') Hornby (née Reeman), by Terry O'Neill - NPG x126148

Twiggy; Helen ('Nell') Hornby (née Reeman)

by Terry O'Neill
digital R-type colour print from original transparency, 1965
NPG x126148

Twiggy, by Ronald Traeger - NPG x125452


by Ronald Traeger
cibachrome print from a transparency of vintage print, February 1967
NPG x125452

Twiggy, by Ronald Traeger - NPG x125453


by Ronald Traeger
cibachrome print from a transparency of vintage contact sheet, February 1967
NPG x125453

Twiggy, by Allan Ballard - NPG x125465


by Allan Ballard
vintage bromide print, late 1960s
NPG x125465

Twiggy, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14224


by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1968
NPG x14224

Twiggy, by Terry O'Neill - NPG x133059


by Terry O'Neill
bromide print, 1975
NPG x133059

Twiggy, by John Swannell - NPG x34023


by John Swannell
bromide print, 1985
NPG x34023

Twiggy, by Brian Aris - NPG x133185


by Brian Aris
gelatin silver print, 1994
NPG x133185

Twiggy, by Mary McCartney - NPG x133187


by Mary McCartney
bromide print, 1997
NPG x133187

Twiggy, by Sølve Sundsbø - NPG x133062


by Sølve Sundsbø
bromide print, 2008
NPG x133062

Twiggy; Kate Moss, by Sølve Sundsbø - NPG x133063

Twiggy; Kate Moss

by Sølve Sundsbø
bromide print, 2008
NPG x133063

Twiggy, by Bryan Adams - NPG x133069


by Bryan Adams
inkjet print on Ilford Galerie Gold Fibre Silk paper, 16 July 2009
NPG x133069

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions


by Ron Falloon
C-type colour print, mid 1960s
NPG x133095

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions


by Barry Lategan
bromide print, 1966
NPG x133188

Image currently unavailable owing to copyright restrictions


by Barry Lategan
bromide print, 1966
NPG x133189


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