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Tessa Traeger

(1938-), Photographer

Artist of 50 portraits
Tessa Traeger is one of the outstanding still life photographers of her generation, and since 1978 has exhibited regularly in Paris, London, Hamburg and New York. She is especially known for her photographs taken on large format cameras, many of which were published during her long association with British Vogue. Following a commission from the National Portrait Gallery to photograph important British horticulturalists for its collection, in 2001 Traeger and her husband the designer Patrick Kinmonth photographed over fifty sitters working in the field, including gardeners, garden history writers, plant finders, garden designers and artists who are shaping new attitudes to plants and gardens.

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Julia Trevelyan Oman (Lady Strong), by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(31)

Julia Trevelyan Oman (Lady Strong)

by Tessa Traeger
archival digital print, 2002
NPG P1026(31)

Dan Pearson, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(33)

Dan Pearson

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(33)

Anne Eleanor Scott-James (Lady Lancaster), by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(40)

Anne Eleanor Scott-James (Lady Lancaster)

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(40)

Sir Timothy Bartel ('Tim') Smit, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(41)

Sir Timothy Bartel ('Tim') Smit

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(41)

Geoff Stokes, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(43)

Geoff Stokes

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(43)

Sir Roy Strong, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(44)

Sir Roy Strong

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(44)

David Wheeler, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(48)

David Wheeler

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(48)

Keith Wiley, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(49)

Keith Wiley

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(49)

Kim Wilkie, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(50)

Kim Wilkie

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(50)

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