Michael Bond

1 portrait

Michael Bond, by Maud Sulter, 2001 - NPG P949(3) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Michael Bond

by Maud Sulter
colour polaroid photograph, 2001
31 5/8 in. x 22 in. ( 804 mm x 560 mm) uneven
Commissioned, 2001
Primary Collection
NPG P949(3)

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  • Michael Bond (1926-), Children's writer and creator of 'Paddington Bear'. Sitter in 1 portrait.

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  • Maud Sulter (1960-2008), Photographer. Artist of 10 portraits.

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Sulter was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery in 2001 to photograph a series of leading children's writers for the Beatrix Potter to Harry Potter: Portraits of Children's Writers exhibition (2002). She used one of the very few 20 x 24 inch Polaroid cameras which was brought to London for the occasion from Prague. The sitters were photographed in the Gallery's Education Studio on 25 and 26 October 2001.

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