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Ramsey & Muspratt

(1932-1978), Photographers

Artist associated with 60 portraits
Lettice Ramsey and Helen Muspratt opened their first joint studio in Cambridge above a row of shops in 1932. Ramsey brought her connections to Muspratt's know-how to create a style of relaxed but perceptive portraiture that gained popularity with Cambridge's leading pre-war intellectual and literary figures. In 1937 Muspratt married and expanded the studio to Oxford, whilst Ramsey remained in Cambridge and continued to run the original studio until the 1970s. The Gallery holds many works donated by Ramsey's daughter in 1988.

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Paul Nash's hand, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x38794

Paul Nash's hand

by Ramsey & Muspratt
vintage copy print, circa 1932
NPG x38794

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt, for  Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x4086

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt, for Ramsey & Muspratt
vintage copy print, 1932
NPG x4086

Paul Nash, by Helen Muspratt, for  Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x4087

Paul Nash

by Helen Muspratt, for Ramsey & Muspratt
vintage copy print, 1932
NPG x4087

John Desmond Bernal, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG P363(4)

John Desmond Bernal

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1933
NPG P363(4)

Giuseppe Paolo Stanislao Occhialini, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x31083

Giuseppe Paolo Stanislao Occhialini

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1933
NPG x31083

Teresa ('Tess') (née Mayor), Baroness Rothschild, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x31085

Teresa ('Tess') (née Mayor), Baroness Rothschild

by Ramsey & Muspratt
solarised gelatin silver print, 1933
NPG x31085

John Cornford; Rachel ('Ray') Peters, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG P363(7)

John Cornford; Rachel ('Ray') Peters

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1934
NPG P363(7)

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG P363(8)

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1934
NPG P363(8)

Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x31081

Michael Morris, 3rd Baron Killanin

by Ramsey & Muspratt
contact print, 1934
NPG x31081

Conrad Hal Waddington, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x31092

Conrad Hal Waddington

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1934
NPG x31092

Elisabeth Jessie Vellacott, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x31091

Elisabeth Jessie Vellacott

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1934
NPG x31091

Lionel George Curtis, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x7086

Lionel George Curtis

by Ramsey & Muspratt
vintage bromide print, 1935-1940
NPG x7086

Dadie Rylands, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x31087

Dadie Rylands

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide contact print, 1935
NPG x31087

Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG P363(12)

Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1936
NPG P363(12)

G.E. Moore, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG x31082

G.E. Moore

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1936
NPG x31082

G.E. Moore, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG Ax160977

G.E. Moore

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1936
NPG Ax160977

Dorothy Hodgkin, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG P363(13)

Dorothy Hodgkin

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, circa 1937
NPG P363(13)

John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG P363(14)

John Maynard Keynes, Baron Keynes

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1937
NPG P363(14)

Joseph Needham, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG P363(17)

Joseph Needham

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1937
NPG P363(17)

Ernest Rutherford, Baron Rutherford, by Ramsey & Muspratt - NPG P363(19)

Ernest Rutherford, Baron Rutherford

by Ramsey & Muspratt
bromide print, 1937
NPG P363(19)

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