by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield
archival inkjet print, October 1968
28 7/8 in. x 23 in. (735 mm x 585 mm)
Given by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield, 2003 in conjunction with the exhibition 'Lichfield: the early years 1962-1982'
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Artistback to top
- Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield (1939-2005), Photographer. Artist associated with 60 portraits, Sitter in 29 portraits.
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- , p. 166
- Whitaker, Robert, Beatles to Bowie: the 60s exposed, 2009 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 15 October 2009 - 24 January 2010), p. 166
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- Beatles to Bowie: the 60s exposed (15 October 2009 - 24 January 2010)
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