1 portrait of Ginger Baker
by Robert Whitaker
cibachrome print, 1968
16 in. x 11 in. (407 mm x 281 mm)
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Artistback to top
- Robert Whitaker (1939-2011), Photographer. Artist of 15 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Linked publicationsback to top
- , p. 165
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 29
- 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. 165
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Beatles to Bowie: the 60s exposed (15 October 2009 - 24 January 2010)
Events of 1968back to top
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