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Baron Studios

(active 1954-1974)

Artist associated with 1297 portraits
Founded by the dance, film and celebrity photographer Baron (born Sterling Henry Nahum) , 1906-56, the studios operated between 1954 and 1974 from London studios on Brick Street, Park Lane and Mayfair. They employed a number of operators including Count Zichy and principally Rex Coleman. Though primarily consisting of over 10,000 studio portraits of businessmen, many of the more interesting subjects, including those in colour or on location, portray writers, musicians, foreign dignitaries, artists, broadcasters and fashion designers. Godfrey Argent purchased Baron Studios in 1974 and the collection was generously donated to the National Portrait Gallery in 1999.

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Leslie Scott Falconer Mitchell, by Baron Studios - NPG x75822

Leslie Scott Falconer Mitchell

by Baron Studios
cream-toned bromide print, 1949
NPG x75822

Princess Margaret, by Baron Studios - NPG x34053

Princess Margaret

by Baron Studios
bromide print, 1950
NPG x34053

Harry Corbett, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125381

Harry Corbett

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125381

Harry Corbett, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125382

Harry Corbett

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125382

Eddie Calvert, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125591

Eddie Calvert

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125591

Benny Hill, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125592

Benny Hill

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125592

Benny Hill, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125593

Benny Hill

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125593

Benny Hill, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125594

Benny Hill

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1954
NPG x125594

Benny Hill, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125595

Benny Hill

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1954
NPG x125595

Benny Hill, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125596

Benny Hill

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1954
NPG x125596

Benny Hill, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125597

Benny Hill

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1954
NPG x125597

Tommy Cooper, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125701

Tommy Cooper

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125701

Tommy Cooper, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125702

Tommy Cooper

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125702

Ronnie Scott, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125735

Ronnie Scott

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125735

Charlie Chester, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125736

Charlie Chester

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125736

Sir John Philip William ('Johnny') Dankworth, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125742

Sir John Philip William ('Johnny') Dankworth

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125742

Steve Race, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125743

Steve Race

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125743

Ralph Hammond Innes, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125744

Ralph Hammond Innes

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125744

Arthur English, by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for  Baron Studios - NPG x125745

Arthur English

by Count Zichy (Count Theodor Zichy), for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 1954
NPG x125745

Benno Moiseiwitsch, by Baron Studios - NPG x26014

Benno Moiseiwitsch

by Baron Studios
bromide print, 1955
NPG x26014

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