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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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Prince Charles; Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Anne, by Marcus Adams - NPG x199859

Prince Charles; Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Anne

by Marcus Adams
gelatin silver print, 1954
NPG x199859

Princess Anne, by Marcus Adams, published by  Lansdowne Publishing Co Ltd - NPG x138095

Princess Anne

by Marcus Adams, published by Lansdowne Publishing Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 15 August 1955
NPG x138095

Princess Anne, by Marcus Adams, published by  Lansdowne Publishing Co Ltd - NPG x138096

Princess Anne

by Marcus Adams, published by Lansdowne Publishing Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 15 August 1955
NPG x138096

Princess Anne, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x138093

Princess Anne

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 20 July 1956
NPG x138093

Princess Anne, by Marcus Adams, published by  Raphael Tuck & Sons - NPG x138094

Princess Anne

by Marcus Adams, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, 20 July 1956
NPG x138094

Queen Elizabeth II, by Marcus Adams, issued by  Carreras Tobacco Company - NPG D49298

Queen Elizabeth II

by Marcus Adams, issued by Carreras Tobacco Company
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1935
NPG D49298

Princess Margaret, by Marcus Adams, issued by  Carreras Tobacco Company - NPG D49299

Princess Margaret

by Marcus Adams, issued by Carreras Tobacco Company
colour relief halftone cigarette card, 1935
NPG D49299

'The Royal Family' (Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; Princess Margaret; King George VI; Queen Elizabeth II), issued by W.D. & H.O. Wills, after  Marcus Adams - NPG D47266

'The Royal Family' (Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother; Princess Margaret; King George VI; Queen Elizabeth II)

issued by W.D. & H.O. Wills, after Marcus Adams
relief halftone cigarette card, 1937 (1936)
NPG D47266

'The Royal Princesses' (Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret), issued by W.D. & H.O. Wills, after  Marcus Adams - NPG D47268

'The Royal Princesses' (Queen Elizabeth II; Princess Margaret)

issued by W.D. & H.O. Wills, after Marcus Adams
relief halftone cigarette card, 1937 (1936)
NPG D47268

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Christopher Robin Milne

by Marcus Adams
half-plate glass negative, 14 March 1928
NPG x132040

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Margaret Ann d'Abreu (née Bowes-Lyon)

by Marcus Adams
bromide print
NPG x35920

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