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'In' Group (Susannah York; Miranda Chiu; Sir Peter Frederic Chester Cook; Joe Orton; Michael Fish; Sir Tom Courtenay; Lucy Fleming; Twiggy

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'In' Group (Susannah York; Miranda Chiu; Sir Peter Frederic Chester Cook; Joe Orton; Michael Fish; Sir Tom Courtenay; Lucy Fleming; Twiggy

by Patrick Lichfield
archival inkjet print, 18 July 1967
16 1/8 in. x 12 in. (408 mm x 305 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 x128490

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Shana Ting Lipton

21 January 2020, 22:46

This shoot was referenced by Joe Orton in a July 18th, 1967 diary entry:

“I went on to a house in Aubrey Walk W8 to be photographed for Queen magazine. It was all very bright. A lot of clever and attractive young people. A young man said, "We're doing the 'goodies' today". "What do you mean?" I said. He showed me a photograph to be included in the same issue as ours. It was of a group of about eight people - including Nicholas Tomalin and Kathy McGowan. "They're the baddies," he said. "That'll be on the opposite page to yours." They're going to contrast various sets of people. The rest of my group were soon assembled, Tom Courtenay, Lucy Fleming, Susannah York and a Chinese girl, and a young man wearing a gold coat and a male mini-skirt. "Do you go around in that all the time?" I said. "No," he said,
"I changed upstairs." After the photographs were taken we sat in a rather nice room. I drank lemonade.”

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