LevelSeries
Ref NoGUA/6/9/1/3
TitleManchester Picture Library personality files
Datec1910-c1980
Extent81 boxes
Creator NameManchester Guardian; Picture Desk; Manchester Picture Library
DescriptionSeries of photographs of personalities taken by Guardian photographers and arranged alphabetically. Each file may include several different photographs. Files titles are as original.

Particuarly well represented within this section are images by photographers working for the Guardian between the mid-sixties to late seventies including; Don McPhee, Denis Thorpe, Kenneth Saunders, Edward Hamilton-West, Robert Smithies, Martin Argles, Tom Stuttard, Graham Finlayson, Neil Libbert, Don Morley, Graham Turner, Frank Martin, Eric Wadsworth, Peter Johns and Garry Weaser. Less represented within the sequence appear examples by; Jane Bown, Robin Laurance and Walter Doughty. There are also some examples of work by freelance photographers and agencies.

In most instances there is no photographer credit for photographs pre 1950 but most are identifiable by either the date or handwriting on the back.
System Of ArrangementAlphabetical by surname of individual
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialSee also GUA/6/9/1/5 for personalities arranged by country (mainly US personalities).
See OBS/6/9/2/6 for Observer picture library of personalities which also includes more recent Guardian photographs.
FormatPhotograph

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