© Trevor Leighton / National Portrait Gallery, London
Jean Elizabeth Muir
by Trevor Leighton Click on the links below to find out more
bromide fibre print, 23 November 1987
11 5/8 in. x 9 in. (296 mm x 228 mm)
Given by Trevor Leighton, 1988
- Trevor Leighton (1957-), Photographer. Artist associated with 248 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
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