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bromide print, 1978?
15 1/4 in. x 14 3/4 in. (387 mm x 375 mm)
Given by The Sunday Times, 1980
- Arnold Newman (1918-2006), Photographer. Artist of 62 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Perry, George, The Great British: Photographs by Arnold Newman, 1979 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 30 November 1979 - 11 May 1980), p. 79
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 96
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