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Photographs by Lord Snowdon, 1950s-1980s


50 Portraits in set

Snowdon was influential in bringing an informal approach to royal portraiture. His post-war fashion photographs were credited for ‘enlivening’ Vogue, for which he has been working for over six decades. He is also celebrated for his pioneering photo essays during nearly thirty years at The Sunday Times Magazine (from 1962 to 1990), documenting the arts and social issues.

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Joyce Grenfell, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P814

Joyce Grenfell

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG P814

Joyce Grenfell, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P815

Joyce Grenfell

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG P815

James Mason, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P827

James Mason

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1950s
NPG P827

John French, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P809

John French

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1957
NPG P809

Francis James Herbert Haskell, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P816

Francis James Herbert Haskell

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 16 June 1966
NPG P816

Tom Stoppard, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P842

Tom Stoppard

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 10 July 1966
NPG P842

Britt Ekland; Peter Sellers, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P805

Britt Ekland; Peter Sellers

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 24 January 1967
NPG P805

Ralph Steadman, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P840

Ralph Steadman

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 28 May 1968
NPG P840

Patrick Garland, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P810

Patrick Garland

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 10 September 1969
NPG P810

Maggie Smith, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P839

Maggie Smith

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 19 May 1970
NPG P839

Germaine Greer, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P813

Germaine Greer

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1971
NPG P813

J.R.R. Tolkien, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P843

J.R.R. Tolkien

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1972
NPG P843

J.G. Farrell, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P807

J.G. Farrell

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 21 March 1974
NPG P807

Dame Edith Evans (Dame Edith Mary Booth), by Lord Snowdon - NPG P806

Dame Edith Evans (Dame Edith Mary Booth)

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 27 February 1976
NPG P806

Eric Clifford Ambler, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P798

Eric Clifford Ambler

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 25 March 1977
NPG P798

Martin Amis, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P799

Martin Amis

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 9 June 1978
NPG P799

Ian McEwan, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P825

Ian McEwan

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 29 June 1978
NPG P825

Anthony Powell, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P833

Anthony Powell

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 16 January 1978
NPG P833

Jonathan Pryce, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P835

Jonathan Pryce

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 19 November 1978
NPG P835

Catherine Bramwell-Booth, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P801

Catherine Bramwell-Booth

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 11 January 1979
NPG P801

Sir Alec Issigonis, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P818

Sir Alec Issigonis

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 26 July 1979
NPG P818

V.S. Naipaul, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P832

V.S. Naipaul

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 16 July 1979
NPG P832

Patrick Procktor, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P834

Patrick Procktor

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1979
NPG P834

Lady Antonia Fraser; Sir Michael Holroyd, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P808

Lady Antonia Fraser; Sir Michael Holroyd

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 29 April 1980
NPG P808

Jacquetta Hawkes; J.B. Priestley, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P817

Jacquetta Hawkes; J.B. Priestley

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 29 May 1980
NPG P817

Claus Adolf Moser, Baron Moser, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P829

Claus Adolf Moser, Baron Moser

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 10 July 1980
NPG P829

Iris Murdoch, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P830

Iris Murdoch

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 20 November 1980
NPG P830

Sir William Turner Walton, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P844

Sir William Turner Walton

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 7 April 1980
NPG P844

Janet Baker, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P800

Janet Baker

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 18 November 1981
NPG P800

Alistair Maclean, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P826

Alistair Maclean

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 10 November 1981
NPG P826

Bruce Chatwin, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P804

Bruce Chatwin

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 28 July 1982
NPG P804

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P831

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 8 May 1982
NPG P831

Dame Rebecca West (Cicily Isabel Andrews (née Fairfield)), by Lord Snowdon - NPG P846

Dame Rebecca West (Cicily Isabel Andrews (née Fairfield))

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 9 February 1982
NPG P846

Frank Bruno, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P802

Frank Bruno

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 11 February 1983
NPG P802

James Ivory; Ismail Merchant, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P819

James Ivory; Ismail Merchant

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 9 February 1983
NPG P819

Robert Clifford Latham, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P821

Robert Clifford Latham

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 14 April 1983
NPG P821

Paul Scofield, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P838

Paul Scofield

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 25 March 1983
NPG P838

Sir Richard Rogers, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P836

Sir Richard Rogers

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 20 July 1984
NPG P836

Sue Ryder, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P837

Sue Ryder

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1984
NPG P837

Sir James Fraser Stirling, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P841

Sir James Fraser Stirling

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 13 September 1984
NPG P841

Roland Joffé, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P820

Roland Joffé

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1985
NPG P820

Richard Patrick Tallentyre Gibson, Baron Gibson, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P811

Richard Patrick Tallentyre Gibson, Baron Gibson

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 17 November 1988
NPG P811

John Le Carré, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P822

John Le Carré

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1 March 1989
NPG P822

Sam Mendes, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P828

Sam Mendes

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 21 November 1989
NPG P828

Alfred Newman Gilbey, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P812

Alfred Newman Gilbey

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 20 June 1991
NPG P812

Gary Lineker, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P824

Gary Lineker

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 10 April 1991
NPG P824

Doris Lessing, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P823

Doris Lessing

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 25 February 1992
NPG P823

Caroline Charles, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P803

Caroline Charles

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 21 June 1993
NPG P803