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'Swinging London' Group (includes Prince Dimitri Romanoff (Romanov); David Hockney; Susannah York; Dave Davies; Roman Polanski; Lady Antonia Fraser; Terence Donovan and 15 others)

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'Swinging London' Group (includes Prince Dimitri Romanoff (Romanov); David Hockney; Susannah York; Dave Davies; Roman Polanski; Lady Antonia Fraser; Terence Donovan and 15 others)

by Patrick Lichfield
archival inkjet print, February 1967
18 3/4 in. x 23 3/4 in. (475 mm x 603 mm)
Given by Thomas Patrick John Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield, 2003 in conjunction with the exhibition 'Lichfield: the early years 1962-1982'
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NPG x128489

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David Webster

23 January 2020, 22:09

Terry Downes, next to Polanski, acted in the latter’s “Dance of the Vampires”, shot in the same year this photograph was taken.

Rachel Goodchild

01 September 2017, 17:19

Hello,

Second row from the top, my father in law, Bishop Ronald Goodchild (Then Bishop of Kensington).

great-british

08 June 2016, 15:29

The date of the portrait is 9 February 1966, not 1967.

The four sitters not yet catalogued to date are:

(standing) third from left: Dave Dick (1924-2001) jockey
(standing) seventh from left, holding a cigar: Terry Downes (1936-) boxer
(standing) third from right: Janet Cooper (née Lyle) (1944-) co-founder of Annacat boutique
(seated) young girl in middle: Hon. Katherine Douglas (1957-) daughter of Sholto Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas (seated in chair to the right)

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