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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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Four unknown men and women, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210145

Four unknown men and women

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 14 June 1974
NPG x210145

Two unknown women, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210146

Two unknown women

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 14 June 1974
NPG x210146

Stéphane Grappelli; Len Skeat, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210150

Stéphane Grappelli; Len Skeat

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 25 February 1974
NPG x210150

Diz Disley; Stéphane Grappelli, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210151

Diz Disley; Stéphane Grappelli

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 25 February 1974
NPG x210151

Stéphane Grappelli; Diz Disley; Len Skeat; Denny Wright, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210152

Stéphane Grappelli; Diz Disley; Len Skeat; Denny Wright

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 25 February 1974
NPG x210152

Eddie Thompson, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210153

Eddie Thompson

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 11 April 1974
NPG x210153

Eddie Thompson, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210154

Eddie Thompson

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 11 April 1974
NPG x210154

Eddie Thompson, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210155

Eddie Thompson

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 11 April 1974
NPG x210155

Eddie Thompson, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210156

Eddie Thompson

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 11 April 1974
NPG x210156

Eddie Thompson, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210157

Eddie Thompson

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 11 April 1974
NPG x210157

Johnny Griffin, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210168

Johnny Griffin

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 31 May 1974
NPG x210168

Lucian Freud; Frank Auerbach, by Harry Diamond - NPG x135767

Lucian Freud; Frank Auerbach

by Harry Diamond
gelitin silver print, May 1975
NPG x135767

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210000

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210000

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210001

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210001

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210002

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210002

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210003

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210003

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210004

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210004

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210005

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210005

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210006

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210006

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210007

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210007

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210008

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210008

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210009

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210009

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210010

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210010

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210011

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210011

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210012

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210012

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210013

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210013

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210014

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210014

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210015

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210015

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210016

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210016

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210017

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210017

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210018

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210018

Michael James Andrews, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210019

Michael James Andrews

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 18 August 1975
NPG x210019

Michael James Andrews Contact Sheet, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210020

Michael James Andrews Contact Sheet

by Harry Diamond
bromide contact sheet, 18 August 1975
NPG x210020

Johnny Parker; Peggy Phango, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210021

Johnny Parker; Peggy Phango

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 24 January 1975
NPG x210021

Frank Auerbach, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210030

Frank Auerbach

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver contact sheet, 13 May 1975
NPG x210030

Frank Auerbach, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210037

Frank Auerbach

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 13 May 1975
NPG x210037

Frank Auerbach, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210038

Frank Auerbach

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver contact sheet, 13 May 1975
NPG x210038

Unknown boy, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210305

Unknown boy

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, after 1975
NPG x210305

Sir William Menzies Coldstream, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210042

Sir William Menzies Coldstream

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, August 1975
NPG x210042

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