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Patrick Lichfield (1939-2005), Photographer

Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield

Sitter in 29 portraits
Artist associated with 60 portraits
Educated at Harrow and Sandhurst, Lichfield served in the Grenadier Guards from 1959-1962 before becoming a professional photographer. He was quickly in demand for editorial work, including Life, Queen Magazine and a five-year contract with American Vogue given by Diana Vreeland in 1967. Lichfield's many royal commissions included the 1981 wedding of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer. Lichfield was awarded Fellowships of both The British Institute of Professional Photographers and The Royal Photographic Society. He published many books on photography including Lichfield: In Retrospect, and his career was celebrated in Martin Harrison's major publication Perceptions: Patrick Lichfield.

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Jill Kennington

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, September 1964
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Henry Cooper

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, February 1966
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Penelope Tree

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, June 1967
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Duchess of Windsor; Edward, Duke of Windsor

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, September 1967
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'Swinging London' Group

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, February 1967
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'In' Group

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, 18 July 1967
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'Out' Group

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, July 1967
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'Out' Group

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, July 1967
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'In' Group

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, July 1967
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The Royal Family

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
giclee colour print, October 1967
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Marsha Hunt

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, October 1968
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Cecil Beaton

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
gelatin silver print, 1968
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Feliks Topolski

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, February 1969
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David Bailey

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, April 1969
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Ian McKellen

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, October 1969
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Jacqueline Bisset

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, January 1969
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Yves Saint Laurent

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
giclee colour print, 1969
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Jane Birkin

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
giclee colour print, June 1969
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Cecil Beaton

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
bromide fibre print, 1969
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Cecil Beaton

by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
bromide fibre print, 1969
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