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Collage of 101 figures
compiled by Cecilia Mary Jocelyn (née Elliot), after Disdéri, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, after Camille Silvy, and after Unknown photographers
NPG Ax129160

Sid James
by Ruskin Spear
NPG 6820

Enoch Powell
by Gerald Scarfe
NPG 6475

Peter Blake
by Clive Barker
NPG 5845

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