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Maurice Beck and Helen Macgregor (1886-1960)

Artist of 6 portraits
Maurice Beck and Helen MacGregor worked together in a studio in Marylebone where they were the chief photographers for British Vogue. There was something nonchalant about the lack of direction or rules with which they placed their lights: their haphazard effect often caused shadows with which other more professional photographers would have probably dispensed. However, their results were often notable.

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Sir (Francis) Osbert Sacheverell Sitwell, 5th Bt

by Maurice Beck and Helen Macgregor
bromide print, 1920s
NPG x12506

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Sir (Francis) Osbert Sacheverell Sitwell, 5th Bt

by Maurice Beck and Helen Macgregor
bromide print, early 1920s
NPG x12403

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Fay Compton (née Virginia Lilian Emmeline Mackenzie) as Mary, Queen of Scots

by Maurice Beck and Helen Macgregor
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published July 1924
NPG x197371

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Cecil Beaton; Stephen Tennant

by Maurice Beck and Helen Macgregor
cream-toned vintage bromide print, 1927
NPG x40415

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Lady Ottoline Morrell

by Maurice Beck and Helen Macgregor
chlorobromide print on black card, 1927
NPG x144153

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Molly Kerr

by Maurice Beck and Helen Macgregor
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 25 January 1928
NPG x137566

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