© Roger George Clark / National Portrait Gallery, London
Dame Gracie Fields
by Roger George Clark Click on the links below to find out more
bromide print, 14 May 1978
8 7/8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (225 mm x 261 mm)
- Roger George Clark (1943-), Broadcaster; photographer and journalist. Artist of 42 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
- Place made: Italy (Capri, Italy)
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