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Pamela Chandler (1928-1993), Photographer

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist of 27 portraits
Chandler was one of the leading studio portrait photographers of the 1950s and 1960s, specialising in literary and theatrical subjects. She had her first brush with celebrity working as an extra at various film studios including Pinewood, Denham and Elstree before spending a short apprenticeship at the Landseer Photographic Studio in the heart of the West End. This led to a partnership at her own premises in South Molton Street, Mayfair, before moving on to Beauchamp Place. Although known principally as a photographer of men and celebrated from her official photographs of Harold MacMillan taken in 1960 when she was only 31, this particular display focuses on four of her women subjects.

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Violet Trefusis

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1952
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Mary Morris

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, October 1956
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Sir Robert Murray Helpmann

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, September 1956
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Sir Robert Murray Helpmann; Pamela Chandler

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, September 1956
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Sir Robert Murray Helpmann; Pamela Chandler

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, September 1956
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Morris Langlo West

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, March 1957
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Henry George Alfred Marius Victor Francis Herbert, 6th Earl of Carnarvon

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 21 October 1958
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Hans Wild

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, January 1958
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Richard Thomas Church

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, June 1959
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Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1959
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John Gilpin

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, February 1960
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Pamela Frankau

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1961
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Pamela Frankau

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1961
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Dame Sibyl Mary Hathaway

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 17 February 1961
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Sir Julian Sorell Huxley

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 20 July 1961
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J.R.R. Tolkien

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, September 1961
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J.R.R. Tolkien

by Pamela Chandler
C-type colour print, September 1961
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Arthur David Waley

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1961
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, May 1962
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Mary Morris; Pamela Chandler

by Pamela Chandler
modern bromide print from original negative, 1963
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