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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