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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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Red Rodney, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210106

Red Rodney

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210106

Frank Norman; Jeffrey Joseph Bernard, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210111

Frank Norman; Jeffrey Joseph Bernard

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210111

Frank Norman; Jeffrey Joseph Bernard, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210112

Frank Norman; Jeffrey Joseph Bernard

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210112

Jeffrey Joseph Bernard; Frank Norman, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210113

Jeffrey Joseph Bernard; Frank Norman

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210113

Jeffrey Joseph Bernard; Frank Norman, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210114

Jeffrey Joseph Bernard; Frank Norman

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210114

Frank Norman and Geraldine Norman, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210115

Frank Norman and Geraldine Norman

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210115

Ian Board, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210116

Ian Board

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 1970s
NPG x210116

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210120

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 12 February 1970
NPG x210120

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210121

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 16 February 1970
NPG x210121

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210122

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 16 February 1970
NPG x210122

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210124

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 16 February 1970
NPG x210124

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210125

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 16 February 1970
NPG x210125

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210126

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 16 February 1970
NPG x210126

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210127

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 16 February 1970
NPG x210127

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210128

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 16 February 1970
NPG x210128

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210130

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 12 February 1970
NPG x210130

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210131

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 12 February 1970
NPG x210131

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210132

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 12 February 1970
NPG x210132

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210133

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 24 January 1970
NPG x210133

Lucian Freud, by Harry Diamond - NPG x210134

Lucian Freud

by Harry Diamond
gelatin silver print, 12 February 1970
NPG x210134

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