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Charles Adams

(1912-2008), Photographer

Artist of 8 portraits
At the age of thirteen Charles Adams won a scholarship which took him to the School of Photography in Bolt Court in London. As a reward his father made him a 1/4 plate camera. After the war he built his own business as a wedding photographer. In the 1950s Adams became the official photographer of the Albany Club, Saville Row, where he photographed numerous celebrities. In later years Adams achieved his Associate in the Royal Photographic Society and the British Institute of Professional Photographers.

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Dame Elizabeth Taylor, by Charles Adams - NPG x88180

Dame Elizabeth Taylor

by Charles Adams
bromide print, 1950
NPG x88180

Four Great Welsh Men, by Charles Adams - NPG x88181

Four Great Welsh Men

by Charles Adams
bromide print, 1950
NPG x88181

Jack Train, by Charles Adams - NPG x87081

Jack Train

by Charles Adams
bromide print, 1950
NPG x87081

Sir Vivian Fuchs, by Charles Adams - NPG x87079

Sir Vivian Fuchs

by Charles Adams
chlorobromide print, 1960
NPG x87079

Kathy Kirby, by Charles Adams - NPG x88179

Kathy Kirby

by Charles Adams
bromide print, 1965
NPG x88179

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, by Charles Adams - NPG x76582

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

by Charles Adams
colour print, 1976
NPG x76582

Felix Aprahamian, by Charles Adams - NPG x87078

Felix Aprahamian

by Charles Adams
colour print on card mount, 1990
NPG x87078

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Peter Haigh

by Charles Adams
chlorobromide print, 1950
NPG x87080


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