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Gardeners and garden designers: photographs by Tessa Traeger, 2000-02


49 Portraits in set

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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Alan Bloom, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(4)

Alan Bloom

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(4)

Beth Chatto, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(8)

Beth Chatto

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(8)

Jacqueline Ann Gear, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(14)

Jacqueline Ann Gear

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(14)

Lady (Priscilla) Mary Rose Keen (née Curzon), by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(19)

Lady (Priscilla) Mary Rose Keen (née Curzon)

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(19)

Pamela Schwerdt; Sibylle Kreutsberger, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(21)

Pamela Schwerdt; Sibylle Kreutsberger

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(21)

Joy Larkcom, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(24)

Joy Larkcom

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(24)

Andrew Lawson, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(25)

Andrew Lawson

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(25)

Valerie Finnis (later Lady Montagu Douglas Scott), by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(12)

Valerie Finnis (later Lady Montagu Douglas Scott)

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(12)

Nigel Marshall, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(29)

Nigel Marshall

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(29)

Anna Pavord, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(32)

Anna Pavord

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(32)

Martin Puddle; Charles Puddle, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(35)

Martin Puddle; Charles Puddle

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(35)

Beth Rothschild, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(36)

Beth Rothschild

by Tessa Traeger
archival digital print, 2000
NPG P1026(36)

John Sales, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(38)

John Sales

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(38)

Marjorie Olein ('Mollie'), Marchioness of Salisbury, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(39)

Marjorie Olein ('Mollie'), Marchioness of Salisbury

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(39)

Mike Snowden, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(42)

Mike Snowden

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(42)

Barry Unwin, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(47)

Barry Unwin

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2000
NPG P1026(47)

David Charles Henshaw Austin, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(1)

David Charles Henshaw Austin

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(1)

Isabel Bannerman, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(2)

Isabel Bannerman

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(2)

Julian Bannerman, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(3)

Julian Bannerman

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(3)

Christopher David Brickell, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(5)

Christopher David Brickell

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(5)

James Compton, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(9)

James Compton

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(9)

Ian Hamilton Finlay, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(11)

Ian Hamilton Finlay

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(11)

Bob Flowerdew, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(13)

Bob Flowerdew

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(13)

Andy Goldsworthy, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(15)

Andy Goldsworthy

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(15)

Charles Alexander Jencks, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(18)

Charles Alexander Jencks

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(18)

Arabella, Lady Lennox-Boyd, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(26)

Arabella, Lady Lennox-Boyd

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(26)

Christopher Lloyd; Fergus Garrett, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(27)

Christopher Lloyd; Fergus Garrett

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(27)

Sir Ghillean Tolmie Prance, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(34)

Sir Ghillean Tolmie Prance

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, June 2001
NPG P1026(34)

Dame Miriam Louisa Rothschild, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(37)

Dame Miriam Louisa Rothschild

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2001
NPG P1026(37)

Graham Stuart Thomas, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(45)

Graham Stuart Thomas

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, June 2001
NPG P1026(45)

John Brookes, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(6)

John Brookes

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(6)

David Gerald Hessayon, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(16)

David Gerald Hessayon

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(16)

Carol Klein, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(20)

Carol Klein

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(20)

Roy Lancaster, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(22)

Roy Lancaster

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(22)

Robin Lane Fox, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(23)

Robin Lane Fox

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(23)

Gilly Drummond, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(10)

Gilly Drummond

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(10)

Tony Lord, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(28)

Tony Lord

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(28)

Brian Mathew, by Tessa Traeger - NPG P1026(30)

Brian Mathew

by Tessa Traeger
gelatin silver print, 2002
NPG P1026(30)

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)