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Marcus Adams

(1875-1959), Photographer

Sitter in 33 portraits
Artist associated with 153 portraits
Son of the photographer Walton Adams. Travelled around Britain making architectural photographs for the British Archaeological Society and for books by C.E.Keyser. Established a reputation as a leading child photographer. In 1919 he joined up with Bertram Park and his wife Yvonne Gregory to form the 'Three Photographers' maintaining his own style and studio but sharing use of printing, retouching and darkroom staff. In 1926, took first official photographs of the Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Mother and Queen Elizabeth II) and continued up to 1956 in a sitting with Princess Anne. His son Gilbert Adams assisted in his early years but later established his own highly successful career as a photographer.

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Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199882

Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, early 1920s
NPG x199882

Yvonne Gregory; (Hilary) June Mardall (née Park, later Bosanquet), by Marcus Adams - NPG x5609

Yvonne Gregory; (Hilary) June Mardall (née Park, later Bosanquet)

by Marcus Adams
cream-toned bromide print on paper mount, 1921
NPG x5609

Joan Morley (née Buckmaster); Dame Gladys Cooper, by Marcus Adams - NPG x201314

Joan Morley (née Buckmaster); Dame Gladys Cooper

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print on cream card mount, 1924
NPG x201314

John Rodney Buckmaster; Dame Gladys Cooper, by Marcus Adams - NPG x201315

John Rodney Buckmaster; Dame Gladys Cooper

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1924
NPG x201315

Virginia Penelope (née Parsons), Marchioness of Bath, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199852

Virginia Penelope (née Parsons), Marchioness of Bath

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, circa 1925
NPG x199852

Queen Elizabeth II, by Marcus Adams - NPG x134351

Queen Elizabeth II

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, 1926
NPG x134351

'H.R.H. The Duchess of York with the little Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother), by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193263

'H.R.H. The Duchess of York with the little Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother)

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1926 (2 December 1926)
NPG x193263

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199856

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1926
NPG x199856

'H.R.H. The Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; Queen Elizabeth II), by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193265

'H.R.H. The Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; Queen Elizabeth II)

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1927 (30 June 1927)
NPG x193265

'H.R.H. The Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; Queen Elizabeth II), by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193266

'H.R.H. The Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; Queen Elizabeth II)

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1927 (30 June 1927)
NPG x193266

Joan Morley (née Buckmaster), by Marcus Adams - NPG x199861

Joan Morley (née Buckmaster)

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, late 1920s
NPG x199861

'T.R.H. The Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother), by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193267

'T.R.H. The Duchess of York and Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother)

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1928 (5 July 1928)
NPG x193267

'H.R.H. The Duchess of York with Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother), by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193268

'H.R.H. The Duchess of York with Princess Elizabeth' (Queen Elizabeth II; Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother)

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1928 (5 July 1928)
NPG x193268

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36152

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36152

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x11867

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, 14 March 1928
NPG x11867

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36166

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36166

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36167

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36167

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36151

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36151

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36168

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36168

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36153

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36153

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36154

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36154

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36155

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36155

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36157

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36157

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36160

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36160

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36161

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36161

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36164

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36164

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36159

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36159

Christopher Robin Milne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36165

Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36165

Christopher Robin Milne's Pooh Bear, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36162

Christopher Robin Milne's Pooh Bear

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36162

Christopher Robin Milne's Pooh Bear, by Marcus Adams - NPG x36163

Christopher Robin Milne's Pooh Bear

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x36163

(Hilary) June Mardall (née Park, later Bosanquet); Yvonne Gregory, by Marcus Adams - NPG x32768

(Hilary) June Mardall (née Park, later Bosanquet); Yvonne Gregory

by Marcus Adams
cream-toned bromide print on paper mount, 1929
NPG x32768

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; Queen Elizabeth II, by Marcus Adams, published by  J. Beagles & Co - NPG x138872

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; Queen Elizabeth II

by Marcus Adams, published by J. Beagles & Co
bromide postcard print, 30 July 1929
NPG x138872

Marcus Adams, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199840

Marcus Adams

by Marcus Adams
five gelatin silver photo-booth prints, 1930s
NPG x199840

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