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The Staff of Private Eye, 1965

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The Staff of Private Eye, 1965, by Lewis Morley, 1965 - NPG x135520 - © Lewis Morley Archive / National Portrait Gallery, London

© Lewis Morley Archive / National Portrait Gallery, London

The Staff of Private Eye, 1965

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1965
14 3/4 in. x 11 3/8 in. (375 mm x 290 mm) image size
Given by Lewis Morley, 1992
Photographs Collection
NPG x135520

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  • Lewis Morley (1925-2013), Photographer. Artist of 303 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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The staff of Private Eye restage 'In' crowd of 'London, city of the world'. Peter Usborne, seen centre left, was managing director of Private Eye from 1961-5 and was key in initiating the magazine. Using new off-set litho printing, production became financially possible, with initial funding by Andrew Osborne.
Variant published in Private Eye, 30 April 1965
The original photograph appeared in the Weekend Telegraph on 16 April 1965. It included David Bailey, Peter Blake, David Hockney, Kasmin, Mary Quant and Gerald Scarfe with 'Box' a sculpture by David Hall.

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  • Pepper, Terence, Lewis Morley: Photographer of the Sixties, 1989 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 15 September 1989 - 7 January 1990), p. 62
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 738

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