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Sally Soames

(1937-2019), Photographer

Artist of 17 portraits
Sally Soames was born in London and lived there all her life. Her first assignment was for the Observer in 1963. She freelanced for the Guardian, The New York Times, Newsweek, the Observer and the Sunday Times, and various TV and film companies in the UK and the USA. Soames joined the staff of The Sunday Times in 1968 and remained there until 2000. Her work is held in various collections around the world. Her assignments included the photographs for Tony Blair for the 2001 general election. She was an external examiner and lecturer at The London College of Printing and The Royal College of Art.

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Sir Frederick William Pontin, by Sally Soames - NPG P647

Sir Frederick William Pontin

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1967
NPG P647

Angela Carter, by Sally Soames - NPG P637

Angela Carter

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1981
NPG P637

Sir Edward Heath, by Sally Soames - NPG P641

Sir Edward Heath

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1985
NPG P641

Bruce Chatwin, by Sally Soames - NPG P638

Bruce Chatwin

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1987
NPG P638

Isabel Colegate, by Sally Soames - NPG P639

Isabel Colegate

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1988
NPG P639

Francis King, by Sally Soames - NPG P643

Francis King

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1988
NPG P643

Salman Rushdie, by Sally Soames - NPG P648

Salman Rushdie

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1988
NPG P648

Martin Amis, by Sally Soames - NPG P636

Martin Amis

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1989
NPG P636

Sir Kazuo Ishiguro, by Sally Soames - NPG P642

Sir Kazuo Ishiguro

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1989
NPG P642

William Cooper, by Sally Soames - NPG P640

William Cooper

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1990
NPG P640

Patrick McGrath, by Sally Soames - NPG P644

Patrick McGrath

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1991
NPG P644

Dame Hilary Mantel, by Sally Soames - NPG P645

Dame Hilary Mantel

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1992
NPG P645

Sir Simon Schama, by Sally Soames - NPG P650

Sir Simon Schama

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1992
NPG P650

Barry Unsworth, by Sally Soames - NPG P651

Barry Unsworth

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1992
NPG P651

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch, by Sally Soames - NPG P646

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1998
NPG P646

Keith Spencer Waterhouse, by Sally Soames - NPG x127162

Keith Spencer Waterhouse

by Sally Soames
resin print, 31 August 1989
NPG x127162



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