1 portrait of Peter Sellers
by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 12 December 1968
10 3/4 in. x 7 7/8 in. (273 mm x 200 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Richard Henry ('Peter') Sellers (1925-1980), Actor and photographer. Sitter in 15 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Godfrey Argent (1937-2006), Photographer. Artist associated with 800 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Commissioning Photographs 1917-1970 (23 January 2006 - 4 June 2006)
Events of 1968back to top
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