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John Benton-Harris (1939-)

Artist of 9 portraits
John Benton-Harris was born in New York, where he studied for a diploma in commercial photography. His professional career as an industrial photographer with the Sinclair Oil Corp. started in 1961. After military service he travelled to Europe; on his arrival in Britain he took a staff photographer's job with London Life magazine. He has worked for many newspapers and magazines and his work is held in numerous museums and private collections.

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P796

Oliver Reed; unknown woman

by John Benton-Harris
bromide print, circa 1960s
NPG P796

P790

James Fitton

by John Benton-Harris
bromide print, 9 May 1966
NPG P790

P791

Frederick Forsyth

by John Benton-Harris
bromide print, circa 1972
NPG P791

P793

Cleo Laine

by John Benton-Harris
bromide print, circa 1972
NPG P793

P788

Richard George Adams

by John Benton-Harris
bromide print, 1974
NPG P788

P794

Norah Lofts

by John Benton-Harris
bromide print, April 1974
NPG P794

P789

Roald Dahl; Patricia Neal

by John Benton-Harris
bromide print, July 1976
NPG P789

P795

Sir Nevill Francis Mott

by John Benton-Harris
bromide print, October 1977
NPG P795

P792

Dick Francis

by John Benton-Harris
bromide print, 26 March 1982
NPG P792

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