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Winifred Radford; Meredith Frampton
by Brian Harris, for The Times Click on the links below to find out more
bromide print, 1982
5 7/8 in. x 8 in. (148 mm x 202 mm)
Given by Sidney Buckland, 2001
- Meredith Frampton (1894-1984), Painter. Sitter in 6 portraits, Artist of 4 portraits.
- Winifred Radford (1901-1993), Singer and teacher of singing. Sitter in 28 portraits.
- Brian Harris, Photographer. Artist associated with 2 portraits.
- The Times (founded 1785), Newspaper. Artist associated with 11 portraits.
Frampton painted Radford's portrait in 1921. This photograph was taken at the Frampton 1982 Tate Gallery retrospective.
- NPG 6397: Winifred Radford (includes the portrait)
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