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Harry Diamond

(1924-2009), Photographer

Sitter in 7 portraits
Artist of 217 portraits
Photographer. Born in London's East End, Diamond worked for twenty years as a stagehand before taking up photography in 1969. He documented the changing cityscape of South London and the East End in the 1970s. In Soho, he captured his friends and the rising stars of the art world, including Eduardo Paolozzi and Lucian Freud (photographs in the National Portrait Gallery collection). One of Freud's early paintings of Diamond, Interior at Paddington (1951), was commissioned for the Arts Council's exhibition Sixty Paintings for 51, as part of the Festival of Britain.

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Unknown men, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210308

Unknown men

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 28 September 1970
NPG x210308

Unknown boys, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210309

Unknown boys

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, December or January 1970
NPG x210309

Unknown children, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210315

Unknown children

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 5 January 1970
NPG x210315

Frank Norman, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210110

Frank Norman

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1971
NPG x210110

Bruce Bernard, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210182

Bruce Bernard

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, June 1971
NPG x210182

Unknown men, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210310

Unknown men

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 29 June 1971
NPG x210310

Unknown woman and man, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210312

Unknown woman and man

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 17 September 1971
NPG x210312

Unknown sitters, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210313

Unknown sitters

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 23 September 1971
NPG x210313

Bill Coleman; Lily and unknown man, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210186

Bill Coleman; Lily and unknown man

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 24 October 1971
NPG x210186

Merlin, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210187

Merlin

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 5 September 1971
NPG x210187

Unknown sitters, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210314

Unknown sitters

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 14 November 1971
NPG x210314

Bob Wilber; Billy Butterfield, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210188

Bob Wilber; Billy Butterfield

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 5 December 1971
NPG x210188

Milt Buckner, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210189

Milt Buckner

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 19 December 1971
NPG x210189

Bruce Turner, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210190

Bruce Turner

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 19 December 1971
NPG x210190

Harry Diamond, Brick Lane, by Harry Diamond - NPG x199373

Harry Diamond, Brick Lane

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1973
NPG x199373

Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210091

Duke Ellington and his Orchestra

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, November 1973
NPG x210091

Duke Ellington, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210093

Duke Ellington

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, November 1973
NPG x210093

Duke Ellington; Harold Ashby, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210094

Duke Ellington; Harold Ashby

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, November 1973
NPG x210094

Duke Ellington and unknown sitters, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210095

Duke Ellington and unknown sitters

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 24 October 1973
NPG x210095

Francis Bacon; Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x135768

Francis Bacon; Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1974
NPG x135768

Lucian Freud; Rose Boyt; Alexander Boyt, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210024

Lucian Freud; Rose Boyt; Alexander Boyt

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 20 December 1974
NPG x210024

George Melly, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210068

George Melly

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 December 1974
NPG x210068

Stéphane Grappelli, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210076

Stéphane Grappelli

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 25 February 1974
NPG x210076

Stéphane Grappelli, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210078

Stéphane Grappelli

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 25 February 1974
NPG x210078

Buddy Tate, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210089

Buddy Tate

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 4 July 1974
NPG x210089

Buddy Tate, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210090

Buddy Tate

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 4 July 1974
NPG x210090

Red Rodney, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210104

Red Rodney

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 December 1974
NPG x210104

Red Rodney, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210105

Red Rodney

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 December 1974
NPG x210105

Johnny Griffin, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210136

Johnny Griffin

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 31 May 1974
NPG x210136

Unknown man, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210137

Unknown man

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 6 December 1974
NPG x210137

Martin Winsor and Jeannie Winsor (née Steel), by Harry Diamond - NPG x210138

Martin Winsor and Jeannie Winsor (née Steel)

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1 July 1974
NPG x210138

Martin Winsor and Jeannie Winsor (née Steel), by Harry Diamond - NPG x210139

Martin Winsor and Jeannie Winsor (née Steel)

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1 July 1974
NPG x210139

Martin Winsor and Jeannie Winsor (née Steel), by Harry Diamond - NPG x210140

Martin Winsor and Jeannie Winsor (née Steel)

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1 July 1974
NPG x210140

Unknown woman and man, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210141

Unknown woman and man

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 December 1974
NPG x210141

George Melly and unknown sitters, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210142

George Melly and unknown sitters

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 December 1974
NPG x210142

George Melly and unknown sitters, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210143

George Melly and unknown sitters

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 December 1974
NPG x210143

George Melly and unknown sitters, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210144

George Melly and unknown sitters

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 December 1974
NPG x210144

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