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Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum)

(1906-1956), Photographer

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 98 portraits
Of Jewish Italian ancestry, Baron Sterling Henry Nahum was born in Manchester. He took up documentary film-making in 1933, before establishing a photographic studio three years later in London. He was soon portraying the stars of ballet, film and politics and became widely known as a broadcaster and writer on photography. In 1954, whilst in America promoting his book Ballet Encore, Baron was commissioned to photograph Hollywood's female celebrities.

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Sally Ann Howes; Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum), for Camera Press: London: UK - NPG x139867

Sally Ann Howes; Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum)

for Camera Press: London: UK
bromide press print, 1948
NPG x139867

Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum), for London Express News and Feature Services - NPG x139866

Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum)

for London Express News and Feature Services
bromide press print, early 1950s
NPG x139866

Marilyn Monroe; Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum), by Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum) - NPG x137374

Marilyn Monroe; Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum)

by Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum)
modern bromide print, 1954
NPG x137374

Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum), by Count Zichy, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125582

Baron (Sterling Henry Nahum)

by Count Zichy, for Baron Studios
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 18 April 1956
NPG x125582


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