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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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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

Marcus Adams photographing Sarah Norton, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199855

Marcus Adams photographing Sarah Norton

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, early 1930s
NPG x199855

Edward Mauger Iliffe, 1st Baron Iliffe, by Marcus Adams, or by  Gilbert Adams - NPG x199881

Edward Mauger Iliffe, 1st Baron Iliffe

by Marcus Adams, or by Gilbert Adams
gelatin silver print, 1930s
NPG x199881

Queen Elizabeth II, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x138873

Queen Elizabeth II

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 15 July 1932
NPG x138873

Princess Margaret, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193006

Princess Margaret

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1932
NPG x193006

Prince George, Duke of Kent; King George VI, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199857

Prince George, Duke of Kent; King George VI

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1932
NPG x199857

Bertram Park, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199854

Bertram Park

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1933
NPG x199854

Princess Margaret, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193036

Princess Margaret

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 1934 (7 November 1934)
NPG x193036

The Kennedy Family, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199860

The Kennedy Family

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1938
NPG x199860

Marcus Adams; Dame Simone Ruth Prendergast (née Laski), by Marcus Adams - NPG x129563

Marcus Adams; Dame Simone Ruth Prendergast (née Laski)

by Marcus Adams
cream-toned bromide print, 1939-1940
NPG x129563

Photomontage of Marcus Adams with his travelling camera, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199838

Photomontage of Marcus Adams with his travelling camera

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver prints, circa 1939
NPG x199838

Daphne Pearson, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199862

Daphne Pearson

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1940
NPG x199862

'T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose' (Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II), by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193139

'T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose' (Princess Margaret; Queen Elizabeth II)

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
halftone postcard print, 1941 (18 March 1941)
NPG x193139

'Her Majesty The Queen and T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose', by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193094

'Her Majesty The Queen and T.R.H. The Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose'

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
halftone postcard print, 1941 (18 March 1941)
NPG x193094

Rachel Kempson, Lady Redgrave; Lynn Redgrave, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199863

Rachel Kempson, Lady Redgrave; Lynn Redgrave

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1944
NPG x199863

Dame Ann Parker Bowles with her children, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199864

Dame Ann Parker Bowles with her children

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1947
NPG x199864

Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles, by Marcus Adams - NPG x35394

Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams
cibachrome print, 26 October 1949
NPG x35394

Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x138037

Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, (26 October 1949)
NPG x138037

Prince Charles, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x138072

Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, (26 October 1949)
NPG x138072

Prince Charles, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x138073

Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, (26 October 1949)
NPG x138073

Prince Charles, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x138074

Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, (26 October 1949)
NPG x138074

Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193018

Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, (26 October 1949)
NPG x193018

Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x193019

Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, (26 October 1949)
NPG x193019

Mary Ann Hanbury (née Parker Bowles), by Marcus Adams - NPG x199866

Mary Ann Hanbury (née Parker Bowles)

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1950
NPG x199866

Richard Parker Bowles, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199867

Richard Parker Bowles

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1950
NPG x199867

Prince Charles, by Marcus Adams - NPG x138084

Prince Charles

by Marcus Adams
bromide postcard print, 1951
NPG x138084

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