Eric Morecambe; Ernie Wise

1 portrait

Eric Morecambe; Ernie Wise, by Arnold Newman, 1978 - NPG P150(42) - © Arnold Newman / Getty Images

© Arnold Newman / Getty Images

Eric Morecambe; Ernie Wise

by Arnold Newman
bromide print, 1978
10 5/8 in. x 15 1/4 in. (270 mm x 387 mm)
Given by The Sunday Times, 1980
Primary Collection
NPG P150(42)


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Artistback to top

  • Arnold Newman (1918-2006), Photographer. Artist of 62 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Stage and television comedians; first appeared together at the Liverpool Empire (1941); became national celebrities with The Morecambe and Wise Show from 1961.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • 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. 89
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 440

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