Anna May Wong

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Anna May Wong, by Francis Goodman, 1933 - NPG x68812 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Anna May Wong

by Francis Goodman
half-plate film copy negative, 1933
Bequeathed by the estate of Francis Goodman, 1989
Photographs Collection
NPG x68812


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  • Francis Goodman (1913-1989), Photographer. Artist of 1247 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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F J Gutmann was born to a German-Jewish family in London and brought up in Munich, but returned to England in 1931 and took his first job as an apprentice to to the photographer Shaw Wildman. His studies of Anna May Wong, taken for Harper's Bazaar date from the first year of working under his own name. In the Second World War he anglicized his name to Francis Goodman.

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