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Nigel Nicolson (1917-2004), Publisher, editor, author and politician

Sitter in 2 portraits
Nigel Nicolson was the younger son of Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West. After an education at Balliol College, Oxford, he served in the Grenadier Guards before becoming an MP in 1951. Best known as the Director of the publishers Weidenfeld and Nicolson (1948-92) and as a biographer, editor and journalist.

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Nigel Nicolson

by Brian Shuel
modern bromide print from original negative, 1973
NPG x134118


Nigel Nicolson; Adam Nicolson

by Derry Moore, 12th Earl of Drogheda
C-type colour print, 1986
NPG x126971