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Graham Hill

(1929-1975), Racing driver

Sitter in 6 portraits
Born in Hampstead, Hill started as an apprentice at Smith's, instrument makers. In the early 1950s rowing was his main sport. A chance meeting with Colin Chapman found him working for the Lotus Car Company at Hornsey first as a mechanic then from 1957 as a driver. In 1962 Hill became the first British driver to win the World Championship in an all-British car, a Grand-Prix Formula One.

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Graham Hill, by Colin Waldeck - NPG P544

Graham Hill

by Colin Waldeck
bromide print, 1964
NPG P544

Graham Hill, by Baron Studios - NPG x125608

Graham Hill

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

Graham Hill; Damon Hill, by Lewis Morley - NPG x76128

Graham Hill; Damon Hill

by Lewis Morley
bromide print, 1963
NPG x76128

Graham Hill; Damon Hill, by Lewis Morley - NPG x76129

Graham Hill; Damon Hill

by Lewis Morley
bromide fibre print, 1963
NPG x76129

''In' Group', by Patrick Lichfield - NPG x128493

''In' Group'

by Patrick Lichfield
archival inkjet print, July 1967
NPG x128493

Graham Hill, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x165917

Graham Hill

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 11 March 1969
NPG x165917

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