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Joan Greenwood

(1921-1987), Actress

Joan Mary Waller Greenwood

Sitter associated with 24 portraits

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Joan Greenwood, by Gordon Anthony - NPG x44770

Joan Greenwood

by Gordon Anthony
modern bromide print from original negative, 1930s
NPG x44770

Joan Greenwood, by Vivienne - NPG x87936

Joan Greenwood

by Vivienne
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG x87936

Joan Greenwood, by Cecil Beaton - NPG x14090

Joan Greenwood

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print on white card mount, 1950s
NPG x14090

Joan Greenwood, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x30461

Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 2 April 1954
NPG x30461

Joan Greenwood, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x30462

Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 2 April 1954
NPG x30462

Joan Greenwood, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x16897

Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 2 April 1954
NPG x16897

Joan Greenwood, by Dorothy Wilding - NPG x16898

Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
bromide print, 2 April 1954
NPG x16898

Jean Simmons; Edmund Purdom; Joan Greenwood, by Jimmy Wilds, for  Keystone Press Agency Ltd - NPG x194186

Jean Simmons; Edmund Purdom; Joan Greenwood

by Jimmy Wilds, for Keystone Press Agency Ltd
bromide press print, October 1954
NPG x194186

Joan Greenwood with hair assistant, by Gilbert Adams - NPG x199879

Joan Greenwood with hair assistant

by Gilbert Adams
gelatin silver print, circa 1960
NPG x199879

Joan Greenwood, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x27938

Joan Greenwood

by Trevor Leighton
bromide print, 1985
NPG x27938

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Joan Greenwood in 'The Man Within'

by John Jay
C-type colour print, 1947
NPG x34551

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Joan Greenwood

by John Jay
bromide print, 1949
NPG x31045

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29441

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29442

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29443

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29444

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29445

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29446

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29448

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29449

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29450

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29451

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Joan Greenwood

by Dorothy Wilding
half-plate film negative, 2 April 1954
NPG x29452

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