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Vivienne (1889-1982), Photographer, miniaturist, singer; wife of Ernest Entwistle

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist of 208 portraits
(Mrs Florence Entwistle). Florence Vivienne Mellish first trained and performed as a singer. On marriage to Ernest Entwistle, an artist, she took up a sussessful career as a miniaturist. She began her photographic career in 1934 assisting her husband and son, Antony Beauchamp. When the latter left to set up his own studio she adopted the name Vivienne and opened her own studio photographing inter alia five successive prime ministers. Other portraits are collected in her autobiography They Came to My Studio (1956).

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Margaret Leighton

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1939-1940s
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Vivien Leigh

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1945
NPG x6048

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Flora Robson

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1945-1956
NPG x88020

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Flora Robson

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1945-1956
NPG x88021

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Flora Robson

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1945-1956
NPG x88022

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Dawn Addams

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1948-1950
NPG x87896

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Sally Cooper

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1948-1955
NPG x87918

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(Edwin) Duncan Sandys, Baron Duncan-Sandys

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s-1960s
NPG x22351

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Clement Attlee

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x45165

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Clement Attlee

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x45166

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Alan Badel

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x87897

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Alan Badel

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x87898

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Robert Beatty

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x87900

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Bernard Braden

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950-1956
NPG x87907

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Bernard Braden

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950-1956
NPG x87908

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Janet Brown

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x87910

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Dora Bryan

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x87911

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Joyce Carey

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x87912

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Helen Cherry

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950-1956
NPG x87913

Related People

Antony Beauchamp (son)
Ernest George Entwistle (husband)