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Douglas Glass

(1901-1978), Photographer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 20 portraits
Douglas Glass made his name as photographer of the 'Portrait Gallery' that ran every week in the Sunday Times from 1949 to 1961.

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Sir Michael Kemp Tippett, by Douglas Glass - NPG P421

Sir Michael Kemp Tippett

by Douglas Glass
bromide print, circa 1960
NPG P421

Ralph Vaughan Williams, by Douglas Glass - NPG x33970

Ralph Vaughan Williams

by Douglas Glass
vintage bromide print, 7 August 1949
NPG x33970

Elizabeth Taylor (née Coles), by Douglas Glass - NPG x47366

Elizabeth Taylor (née Coles)

by Douglas Glass
vintage bromide print on card mount, circa 1950
NPG x47366

Albert Kevin Alan Kaplan, by Douglas Glass - NPG x45108

Albert Kevin Alan Kaplan

by Douglas Glass
bromide print on card mount, 1950s
NPG x45108

Emlyn Williams, by Douglas Glass - NPG x137489

Emlyn Williams

by Douglas Glass
vintage print, 1950s
NPG x137489

John Osborne, by Douglas Glass, for  Paul Popper - NPG x194303

John Osborne

by Douglas Glass, for Paul Popper
vintage print, 1950s
NPG x194303

Sir Hardy Amies, by Douglas Glass - NPG x194018

Sir Hardy Amies

by Douglas Glass
bromide print, circa 1952
NPG x194018

Sir Hardy Amies, by Douglas Glass - NPG x194041

Sir Hardy Amies

by Douglas Glass
bromide print, December 1952
NPG x194041

Sir Hardy Amies, by Douglas Glass - NPG x194483

Sir Hardy Amies

by Douglas Glass
gelatin silver print, December 1952
NPG x194483

Malcolm Sargent, by Douglas Glass - NPG x134992

Malcolm Sargent

by Douglas Glass
vintage bromide print, 1953
NPG x134992

Sir Frederick Handley Page, by Douglas Glass - NPG x20215

Sir Frederick Handley Page

by Douglas Glass
bromide print on card mount, 24 January 1954
NPG x20215

Douglas Glass, by Douglas Glass - NPG x132402

Douglas Glass

by Douglas Glass
modern bromide print, late 1950s
NPG x132402

Cecil Beaton, by Douglas Glass - NPG x40479

Cecil Beaton

by Douglas Glass
vintage contact sheet, 1958
NPG x40479

Cecil Beaton, by Douglas Glass - NPG x40480

Cecil Beaton

by Douglas Glass
vintage contact sheet, 1958
NPG x40480

Cecil Beaton with four other students, by Douglas Glass - NPG x40481

Cecil Beaton with four other students

by Douglas Glass
bromide fibre print, 1958
NPG x40481

Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Bt, by Douglas Glass - NPG x134993

Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Bt

by Douglas Glass
vintage bromide print, 8 November 1959
NPG x134993

Reg Butler, by Douglas Glass, for  Paul Popper - NPG x184301

Reg Butler

by Douglas Glass, for Paul Popper
bromide press print, 1960
NPG x184301

John Masefield, by Douglas Glass - NPG x87139

John Masefield

by Douglas Glass
vintage bromide print, 1961
NPG x87139

Edmund Rubbra, by Douglas Glass - NPG x184040

Edmund Rubbra

by Douglas Glass
bromide press print, February 1962
NPG x184040

Edmund Rubbra, by Douglas Glass - NPG x184041

Edmund Rubbra

by Douglas Glass
bromide press print, February 1962
NPG x184041

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