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Naim Ibrahim Attallah
by John Swannell Click on the links below to find out more
bromide print on card mount, late 1970s
9 in. x 11 7/8 in. (229 mm x 303 mm)
Given by John Swannell, 1983
- Naim Ibrahim Attallah (1931-), Book publisher, magazine proprietor and writer, producer of plays, films and television documentaries. Sitter in 2 portraits.
- John Swannell (1946-), Photographer. Artist of 128 portraits, Sitter in 2 portraits.
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