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Travel Clothes, Vogue, May, 1953

Gelatin silver print.
7 3/5 × 7 3/5 in
19.4 × 19.4 cm
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Phillips
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'Vogue Studio' credit, Condé Nast reproduction limitation, 'Brogue May 1953,' Norman Parkinson Trust copyright stamps and annotated in ink … Read more
Norman Parkinson
English, 1913–1990
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“The camera can be the most deadly weapon since the assassin’s bullet,” the photographer Norman Parkinson once said, “or it can be the lotion of the heart.” Parks, as he is often called, was a leading figure in shaping the image of 20th-century fashion. After apprenticing with royal court photographers Speaight and Sons Ltd., he spent the rest of his life working at leading fashion magazines, including Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, where he photographed subjects ranging from the candy-colored ensembles of Dior’s New Look to the bold style of the 1970s supermodel Jerry Hall. A frequent collaborator of Grace Coddington, Parkinson pushed the limits of fashion photography by traveling to far-flung destinations and by infusing his work with an irreverent dose of British humor.

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'Vogue Studio' credit, Condé Nast reproduction limitation, 'Brogue May 1953,' Norman Parkinson Trust copyright stamps and annotated in ink … Read more
Norman Parkinson
English, 1913–1990
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“The camera can be the most deadly weapon since the assassin’s bullet,” the photographer Norman Parkinson once said, “or it can be the lotion of the heart.” Parks, as he is often called, was a leading figure in shaping the image of 20th-century fashion. After apprenticing with royal court photographers Speaight and Sons Ltd., he spent the rest of his life working at leading fashion magazines, including Harper’s Bazaar and Vogue, where he photographed subjects ranging from the candy-colored ensembles of Dior’s New Look to the bold style of the 1970s supermodel Jerry Hall. A frequent collaborator of Grace Coddington, Parkinson pushed the limits of fashion photography by traveling to far-flung destinations and by infusing his work with an irreverent dose of British humor.

Travel Clothes, Vogue, May, 1953

Gelatin silver print.
7 3/5 × 7 3/5 in
19.4 × 19.4 cm
Bidding closed
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