LevelCollection
Ref NoEHW
TitlePhotographs by Edward Hamilton West
Date1979-1989
Extent2 boxes
Creator NameHamilton West; Albert Edward (1933-2011); photographer
DescriptionCollection of negatives of various subjects and individuals by staff photographer Edward (Ted) Hamilton West taken for the Guardian newspaper.
Admin HistoryAt the age of 15 Eward (Ted) Hamilton West joined the Evening Standard as a messenger and later went on to work as dark room assistant. He was given his first job as a photographer by Barrett's photographic agency. In 1962 he joined the Central Press Agency. In 1970 he moved to the Guardian and remained there until his retirement in 1996. His byline at the Guardian was always E Hamilton West.
Custodial HistoryTransferred from the Guardian's picture library in 2005.
System Of ArrangementThese negatives were removed from the main picture library subject and portrait sequences prior to transfer to the archive, and this order has been retained:
EHW/1 - portraits
EHW/2 - subjects
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialFurther work by Hamilton West for the Guardian can be found in the print and negative collections in the main Guardian collection (GUA/6/9)

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