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Lewis Morley

(1925-2013), Photographer

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist of 305 portraits
Best known for his photographs of Christine Keeler and Joe Orton, Morley chronicled the new idols of sixties society in a style that captured the buoyant spirit of the times. He took up photography in 1954 and initially worked on magazines assignments for Tatler, Go! and She. Much of his work throughout the sixties was devoted to theatre photography, and he was introduced into the satirical scene of the early 1960s through his studio above Peter Cook's Establishment Club in Soho; this led on to photographing the cast of Beyond the Fringe and contributing photographs to Private Eye. Morley emigrated to Australia in 1971.

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George Melly, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(15)

George Melly

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1956
NPG P512(15)

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(18)

Sir Eduardo Paolozzi

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1959
NPG P512(18)

Lindsay Anderson, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(1)

Lindsay Anderson

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960
NPG P512(1)

Cecil Beaton, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(2)

Cecil Beaton

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960
NPG P512(2)

Sir Harrison Birtwistle, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(4)

Sir Harrison Birtwistle

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960s
NPG P512(4)

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(7)

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960s
NPG P512(7)

Albert Finney, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(10)

Albert Finney

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960
NPG P512(10)

Raymond John Leppard, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(14)

Raymond John Leppard

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960
NPG P512(14)

Keith Spencer Waterhouse; Willis Hall, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(21)

Keith Spencer Waterhouse; Willis Hall

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960
NPG P512(21)

Sir Tom Courtenay, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(6)

Sir Tom Courtenay

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1961
NPG P512(6)

Jacqueline du Pré, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(8)

Jacqueline du Pré

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1962
NPG P512(8)

Johnny Speight, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(20)

Johnny Speight

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1962
NPG P512(20)

Michael Caine, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(5)

Michael Caine

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1963
NPG P512(5)

Tom Jones, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(12)

Tom Jones

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1963
NPG P512(12)

Christine Keeler, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(13)

Christine Keeler

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1963
NPG P512(13)

Peter O'Toole, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(17)

Peter O'Toole

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1963
NPG P512(17)

Anthony Powell; Riccardo Aragno, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(19)

Anthony Powell; Riccardo Aragno

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1963
NPG P512(19)

Adam Faith, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(9)

Adam Faith

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1965
NPG P512(9)

Joe Orton, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(16)

Joe Orton

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1965
NPG P512(16)

'Private Eye', by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(23)

'Private Eye'

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1965
NPG P512(23)

Sir John Hurt, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(11)

Sir John Hurt

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1967
NPG P512(11)

Sir John Betjeman, by Lewis Morley - NPG P512(3)

Sir John Betjeman

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1970
NPG P512(3)

Lewis Morley, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38902

Lewis Morley

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1954
NPG x38902

Camilla Shivarg; Joan Wyndham, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38903

Camilla Shivarg; Joan Wyndham

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1954
NPG x38903

Aneurin Bevan, by Lewis Morley - NPG x125154

Aneurin Bevan

by Lewis Morley
vintage print, late 1950s
NPG x125154

Pauline Boty, by Lewis Morley - NPG x76919

Pauline Boty

by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1958
NPG x76919

Pauline Boty, by Lewis Morley - NPG x76920

Pauline Boty

by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1958
NPG x76920

Patricia Morley; Lewis Morley, by Lewis Morley - NPG x87165

Patricia Morley; Lewis Morley

by Lewis Morley
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1959
NPG x87165

Patricia Morley; Lewis Morley, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38901

Patricia Morley; Lewis Morley

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1959
NPG x38901

Leila Goldoni, by Lewis Morley - NPG x125184

Leila Goldoni

by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1959
NPG x125184

Joan Sutherland, by Lewis Morley - NPG x125235

Joan Sutherland

by Lewis Morley
resin print, 1959
NPG x125235

Noel Harrison; Georgia Brown, by Lewis Morley - NPG x131806

Noel Harrison; Georgia Brown

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x131806

Philip John Sutton, by Lewis Morley - NPG x131810

Philip John Sutton

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, early 1960s
NPG x131810

Monica Sims, by Lewis Morley - NPG x131812

Monica Sims

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x131812

Mike Sarne, by Lewis Morley - NPG x131813

Mike Sarne

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960s
NPG x131813

Miriam Karlin, by Lewis Morley - NPG x198362

Miriam Karlin

by Lewis Morley
gelatin silver print, 1960s
NPG x198362

Cecil Blanche Woodham-Smith, by Lewis Morley - NPG x88789

Cecil Blanche Woodham-Smith

by Lewis Morley
resin print, early 1960s
NPG x88789

Cecil Blanche Woodham-Smith, by Lewis Morley - NPG x88790

Cecil Blanche Woodham-Smith

by Lewis Morley
resin print, early 1960s
NPG x88790

Harry Wheatcroft, by Lewis Morley - NPG x88791

Harry Wheatcroft

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1960
NPG x88791

Susannah York, by Lewis Morley - NPG x87162

Susannah York

by Lewis Morley
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1960s
NPG x87162

Richard Harris, by Lewis Morley - NPG x87167

Richard Harris

by Lewis Morley
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1960s
NPG x87167

Dudley Moore; Peter Cook, by Lewis Morley - NPG x87169

Dudley Moore; Peter Cook

by Lewis Morley
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1960s
NPG x87169

Peter Cook; Dudley Moore, by Lewis Morley - NPG x87170

Peter Cook; Dudley Moore

by Lewis Morley
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1960s
NPG x87170

Dudley Moore; Peter Cook, by Lewis Morley - NPG x87171

Dudley Moore; Peter Cook

by Lewis Morley
cibachrome print from original transparency, 1960s
NPG x87171

Eve Anthony, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38953

Eve Anthony

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1960s
NPG x38953

John Antrobus, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38912

John Antrobus

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1960s
NPG x38912

Flick Colby, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38955

Flick Colby

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1960s
NPG x38955

Kenneth Coutts-Smith, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38960

Kenneth Coutts-Smith

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, early 1960s
NPG x38960

Jim Dale as Vince Philpot with the Drags, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38921

Jim Dale as Vince Philpot with the Drags

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1960s
NPG x38921

Lee Middleton; Kenny Everett, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38925

Lee Middleton; Kenny Everett

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1960s
NPG x38925

Terry Stanley Hamaton and an unknown woman, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38904

Terry Stanley Hamaton and an unknown woman

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1960
NPG x38904

George Mann MacBeth, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38909

George Mann MacBeth

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, early 1960s
NPG x38909

Tinka Paterson and two unknown men, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38954

Tinka Paterson and two unknown men

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1960
NPG x38954

Robin Ray; Susan Stranks, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38910

Robin Ray; Susan Stranks

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1960s
NPG x38910

James Wedge, by Lewis Morley - NPG x38914

James Wedge

by Lewis Morley
resin print, early 1960s
NPG x38914

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