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Colin MacInnes

(1914-1976), Writer

Sitter in 10 portraits
Son of the singer James Campbell McInnes and the novelist Angela Thirkell, MacInnes spent his childhood in Australia and a period working in occupied Germany. In London, within Soho's 'two square miles of vice', MacInnes wrote City of Spades (1957), the first in a trilogy of London novels, Absolute Beginners (1959) being his most celebrated.

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Colin MacInnes, by John Deakin - NPG P297

Colin MacInnes

by John Deakin
bromide print, 1950s
NPG P297

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x128598

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x128598

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x88850

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x88850

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x88851

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x88851

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x88852

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x88852

Colin MacInnes, by Ida Kar - NPG x88853

Colin MacInnes

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
NPG x88853

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