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Jean Shrimpton

(1942-), Model

Sitter in 15 portraits
Fashion model. Graduated from Lucie Clayton's modelling school aged 17 in 1960, the year in which she met David Bailey, while he was assisting the photographer John French. The young couple's electric partnership saw the creation of the gawky urchin nicknamed 'The Shrimp'. For three years, Bailey and Shrimpton worked almost exclusively together, travelling to New York to create the now iconic images for Vogue's 'Young Idea' and interpreting 1960s Swinging London for the Americans. In 1979, she married Michael Cox. Together, they raised a family, and found domestic bliss running a hotel in Cornwall.

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Jean Shrimpton, by David Bailey - NPG P954

Jean Shrimpton

by David Bailey
bromide print, 1963
NPG P954

Jean Shrimpton, by Sandra Lousada - NPG x135425

Jean Shrimpton

by Sandra Lousada
archival pigment print, 1962
NPG x135425

Jean Shrimpton, by Sandra Lousada - NPG x135461

Jean Shrimpton

by Sandra Lousada
archival pigment print, 1962
NPG x135461

Jean Shrimpton, by Sandra Lousada - NPG x135469

Jean Shrimpton

by Sandra Lousada
archival pigment print, 1962
NPG x135469

David Bailey; Jean Shrimpton, by Peter Rand - NPG x136000

David Bailey; Jean Shrimpton

by Peter Rand
bromide print, 1962
NPG x136000

Jean Shrimpton; Terence Stamp, by Terry O'Neill - NPG x125463

Jean Shrimpton; Terence Stamp

by Terry O'Neill
bromide fibre print, 1964
NPG x125463

Jean Shrimpton, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x12532

Jean Shrimpton

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1964
NPG x12532

Jean Shrimpton; Terence Stamp, by Terry O'Neill - NPG x126318

Jean Shrimpton; Terence Stamp

by Terry O'Neill
bromide fibre print, 1964
NPG x126318

Jean Shrimpton, by David Bailey - NPG x22574

Jean Shrimpton

by David Bailey
bromide print, 1969
NPG x22574

Jean Shrimpton, by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield - NPG x126908

Jean Shrimpton

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, August 1970
NPG x126908

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Chris Powell; Jean Shrimpton

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1961
NPG x131817

Web image not currently available

Jean Shrimpton

by John French
bromide print, 1961
NPG x32767

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Jean Shrimpton

by Press Association Photos
vintage print, 24 December 1969
NPG x194320

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