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Baron Studios

(active 1954-1974), Photographers

Artist associated with 1298 portraits
Founded by the dance, film and celebrity photographer Baron (born Sterling Henry Nahum) , 1906-56, the studios operated between 1954 and 1974 from London studios on Brick Street, Park Lane and Mayfair. They employed a number of operators including Count Zichy and principally Rex Coleman. Though primarily consisting of over 10,000 studio portraits of businessmen, many of the more interesting subjects, including those in colour or on location, portray writers, musicians, foreign dignitaries, artists, broadcasters and fashion designers. Godfrey Argent purchased Baron Studios in 1974 and the collection was generously donated to the National Portrait Gallery in 1999.

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Isobel Morag (née Marshall), Lady Barnet, by Baron Studios - NPG x125601

Isobel Morag (née Marshall), Lady Barnet

by Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 6 March 1961
NPG x125601

Lionel Bart, by Baron Studios - NPG x125602

Lionel Bart

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 19 April 1961
NPG x125602

Lionel Bart, by Baron Studios - NPG x125603

Lionel Bart

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 19 April 1961
NPG x125603

Julian Edward Alfred Mond, 3rd Baron Melchett, by Baron Studios - NPG x125604

Julian Edward Alfred Mond, 3rd Baron Melchett

by Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 19 April 1961
NPG x125604

John Frederick Wolfenden, Baron Wolfenden, by Baron Studios - NPG x125605

John Frederick Wolfenden, Baron Wolfenden

by Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 24 April 1961
NPG x125605

Peter Edward Walker, Baron Walker of Worcester, by Baron Studios - NPG x125606

Peter Edward Walker, Baron Walker of Worcester

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 11 May 1961
NPG x125606

Sir Allen Lane, by Baron Studios - NPG x125607

Sir Allen Lane

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 11 May 1961
NPG x125607

Graham Hill, by Baron Studios - NPG x125608

Graham Hill

by Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 19 July 1961
NPG x125608

Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike, by Baron Studios - NPG x125610

Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranaike

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 21 March 1961
NPG x125610

Margery Hurst, by Baron Studios - NPG x125611

Margery Hurst

by Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 31 July 1961
NPG x125611

Sir Michael Codron, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125706

Sir Michael Codron

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 5 April 1961
NPG x125706

Sir Edward Dillon Lott du Cann, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125707

Sir Edward Dillon Lott du Cann

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 18 May 1961
NPG x125707

George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125709

George Lascelles, 7th Earl of Harewood

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 27 July 1961
NPG x125709

(Hubert Miles) Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn, by Baron Studios - NPG x125710

(Hubert Miles) Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn

by Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 4 August 1961
NPG x125710

Oliver Lyttelton, 1st Viscount Chandos, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125711

Oliver Lyttelton, 1st Viscount Chandos

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 1 November 1961
NPG x125711

Sir Hardy Amies, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125751

Sir Hardy Amies

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 18 October 1961
NPG x125751

Adam Faith, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125752

Adam Faith

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 7 November 1961
NPG x125752

Sir John Edward ('Jack') Cohen, by Baron Studios - NPG x125818

Sir John Edward ('Jack') Cohen

by Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 13 July 1961
NPG x125818

Robert Molesworth Kindersley, 1st Baron Kindersley, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125819

Robert Molesworth Kindersley, 1st Baron Kindersley

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 17 July 1961
NPG x125819

Sir Harold Gibson Howitt, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125864

Sir Harold Gibson Howitt

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
half-plate film negative, 7 August 1961
NPG x125864

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