© Michael Ward Archives / National Portrait Gallery, London
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selenium-toned archival bromide print, 24 August 1967
9 3/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (237 mm x 350 mm)
- Daniel Barenboim (1942-), Pianist, conductor and musical director; husband of Jacqueline du Pré. Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Michael Ward (1929-2011), Photographer. Artist of 63 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
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