Benjamin Britten with the children of the original cast of 'Lets Make an Opera'

1 portrait on display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery

Benjamin Britten with the children of the original cast of 'Lets Make an Opera', by Kurt Hutton (Kurt Hubschman), 1949 - NPG x15220 - © reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

© reserved; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

Benjamin Britten with the children of the original cast of 'Lets Make an Opera'

by Kurt Hutton (Kurt Hubschman)
bromide print, 1949
7 3/8in. x 5 1/2in. (187 mm x 139 mm)
Given by The Britten Estate, 1981
Photographs Collection
NPG x15220


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Artistback to top

Sittersback to top

  • (Edward) Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten (1913-1976), Composer. Sitter in 117 portraits, Artist of 5 portraits.
  • Ralph Canham (active 1949), Cast member of Britten's 'Let's Make an Opera'. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Peter Cousins (active 1949), Cast member of Britten's 'Let's Make an Opera'. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Mavis Gardiner (active 1949), Cast member of Britten's 'Let's Make an Opera'. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Monica Garrod (active 1949), Cast member of Britten's 'Let's Make an Opera'. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Bruce Hines (active 1949), Cast member of Britten's 'Let's Make an Opera'. Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • John Moules (active 1949), Cast member of Britten's 'Let's Make an Opera'. Sitter in 1 portrait.

This portraitback to top

Britten at the wheel of his Rolls-Royce with children from the original cast of Lets Make an Opera: John Moules, Monica Garrod, Peter Cousins, Bruce Hines, Ralph Canham and Mavis Gardiner.

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