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Pearl Freeman

(active 1934-circa 1960), Photographer

Artist of 4 portraits

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Dodie Smith, by Pearl Freeman - NPG x46529

Dodie Smith

by Pearl Freeman
bromide press print, 1930s
NPG x46529

Dame Edith Maud Pitt, by Pearl Freeman - NPG x194163

Dame Edith Maud Pitt

by Pearl Freeman
vintage print, circa 1955
NPG x194163

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Marie (née de Seton), Lady Tedder

by Pearl Freeman
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 5 June 1946
NPG x193316

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Nicholas de Piro

09 June 2020, 10:21

Pearl Freeman photographed my Grandfather the Baron de Piro who represented Malta at the time of the Coronation of George VI. She also produced some charming pictures of his daughter my Aunt Mona, who had travelled with him. Pearl Freeman asked my parents in 1953 if they would like her to photograph them but having already been photographed by Baron Studios and especially because they were too busy on the day suggested, they declined (what a pity!). If you wish me to send reproductions of P.F.s photos in my possession I would be happy to do so.

Yours sincerely,

Nicholas de Piro.

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http://www.casaroccapiccola.com

Joe Baily

02 July 2018, 13:37

A Pearl Freeman photographed my grandmother, Eve Balfour, for the purpose of a sculpture probably in the 1920s or 30s. We have the photo and a photo of the finished sculpture. Would be very interested to know more about it.

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