David Nixon

1 portrait

David Nixon, by Bob Collins, 1963 - NPG x136450 - © estate of Bob Collins / National Portrait Gallery, London

© estate of Bob Collins / National Portrait Gallery, London

David Nixon

by Bob Collins
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1963
Photographs Collection
NPG x136450


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  • David Nixon (1919-1978), Magician and entertainer. Sitter in 2 portraits.

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  • Bob Collins (1924-2002), Photographer. Artist of 213 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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Nixon's interest in photography was sparked during World War Two when he was entertaining the forces in West Africa. By the 1960s he was using a Polaroid 800 and focusing on family portraits.

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