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Colin Henry Wilson

(1931-2013), Writer

Sitter in 21 portraits
The 'angry young man' incarnate, the self-taught Wilson had emerged from working in a shoe factory to produce a bestseller, The Ousider (1956) at the age of 24. Alternating manual and intellectual work, he slept on Hampstead Heath, declaring it the most convenient open space for the British Museum Reading Room.

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Colin Henry Wilson, by Ida Kar - NPG x132117

Colin Henry Wilson

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x132117

Colin Henry Wilson, by Ida Kar - NPG x132118

Colin Henry Wilson

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x132118

Colin Henry Wilson, by Ida Kar - NPG x134738

Colin Henry Wilson

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x134738

Colin Henry Wilson, by Ida Kar - NPG x134739

Colin Henry Wilson

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1956
NPG x134739

Colin Henry Wilson, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14233

Colin Henry Wilson

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, July 1956
NPG x14233

Colin Henry Wilson, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x27445

Colin Henry Wilson

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, July 1956
NPG x27445

Colin Henry Wilson, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x165769

Colin Henry Wilson

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 10 September 1970
NPG x165769

Colin Henry Wilson, by Roger Perry - NPG x131686

Colin Henry Wilson

by Roger Perry
glossy bromide print, early 1980s
NPG x131686

Colin Henry Wilson, by Roger Perry - NPG x131687

Colin Henry Wilson

by Roger Perry
glossy bromide print, early 1980s
NPG x131687

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Colin Henry Wilson

by Howard Coster
print
NPG x2153

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Colin Henry Wilson

by Howard Coster
bromide print, 1950s
NPG x179255

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Colin Henry Wilson

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x94064

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Colin Henry Wilson

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x94065

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Colin Henry Wilson

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x94066

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Colin Henry Wilson

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x94067

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Colin Henry Wilson

by Howard Coster
half-plate film negative, 1956
NPG x94068

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