Personalities by Norman Parkinson

Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) was the Twentieth Century’s most celebrated fashion photographer. He pioneered epic storytelling in his images, taking portrait and fashion photography beyond the stiff formality of his predecessors and injecting an easy and casual elegance into the art. His photographs created the age of the supermodel and made him the photographer of choice for celebrities, artists, Presidents and Prime Ministers. He was a permanent fixture at historic moments photographing the British Royal Family, in private and public, as well as leading figures from the worlds of film, theatre, and music. Subjects include Audrey Hepburn, The Beatles, Twiggy, Grace Coddington, David Bowie, Iman, Jerry Hall and countless others.

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Constant Lambert
Constant Lambert
Alfredo Bouret
Alfredo Bouret
Archie Campbell
Archie Campbell
Adam Faith
Adam Faith
Adam Faith
Adam Faith
Anita Ekberg
Anita Ekberg
Anita Ekberg
Anita Ekberg
Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin and Neon Cross
Aretha Franklin and Neon Cross
Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin
Ava Gardner
Ava Gardner
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn, Italy
Audrey Hepburn, Italy
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn, Italy
Audrey Hepburn, Italy
Audrey Hepburn, Italy
Audrey Hepburn, Italy
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
Augustus John
Augustus John
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock
Angelica Huston
Angelica Huston
Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington
Ariann Huffington
Ariann Huffington
Audrey Withers
Audrey Withers
Brooke Astor
Brooke Astor
Barbara Cartland
Barbara Cartland
Barbara Cartland
Barbara Cartland
Bianca Jagger
Bianca Jagger
Cecil and Marisa
Cecil and Marisa
Cecil Beaton
Cecil Beaton
Claudia Cardinale
Claudia Cardinale
Carolina Herrera
Carolina Herrera
Carolina Herrera
Carolina Herrera
Calvin Klein
Calvin Klein
Cliff Richard
Cliff Richard
David Bowie
David Bowie
David Bowie
David Bowie
Dennis Brain
Dennis Brain
David Hockney
David Hockney
Diana Napier
Diana Napier
Dorothy Parker
Dorothy Parker
Donald & Ivana Trump
Donald & Ivana Trump
Edward James and Magritte Painting
Edward James and Magritte Painting
Edward James
Edward James
Hand shadows
Hand shadows
Edward Fox
Edward Fox
Elton John
Elton John
Elizabeth Frink
Elizabeth Frink
Enid Starkie
Enid Starkie
Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
Frederick Thurston
Frederick Thurston
George Enescu
George Enescu
Ginger Rogers
Ginger Rogers
Sir Hugh Casson
Sir Hugh Casson
Hope Hatch
Hope Hatch
Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza
Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza
Ian Fleming
Ian Fleming
Ian Fleming
Ian Fleming
Isabella Rosellini
Isabella Rosellini
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Ivana Trump
Jane Clark
Jane Clark
Jane Birkin
Jane Birkin
Jeremy Clyde
Jeremy Clyde
John Gielgud
John Gielgud
John Huston
John Huston
John Piper
John Piper
Jane Seberg
Jane Seberg
Katherine Hepburn
Katherine Hepburn
Leslie Caron
Leslie Caron
Leslie Caron
Leslie Caron
Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier
Lord Snowdon
Lord Snowdon
Mark Birley
Mark Birley
Margaret Banks
Margaret Banks
Montgomery Cliff
Montgomery Cliff
Montgomery Cliff
Montgomery Cliff
Mary Drage
Mary Drage
Margot Fonteyn
Margot Fonteyn
Martha Graham
Martha Graham
Mary Jerrold
Mary Jerrold
Maxwell Knight
Maxwell Knight
Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Noel Coward
Noel Coward
Noel Coward
Noel Coward
Nigella Lawson
Nigella Lawson
Niki de Saint Phalle
Niki de Saint Phalle
Petula Clark
Petula Clark
Mr. & Ms. Duke
Mr. & Ms. Duke
Robin Chandler Duke
Robin Chandler Duke
Robert Frost
Robert Frost
Sir Roy Strong and a Sculpture
Sir Roy Strong and a Sculpture
Nancy and Ronald Reagan
Nancy and Ronald Reagan
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Raquel Welch
Raquel Welch
Baroness Sandra di Portanova
Baroness Sandra di Portanova
Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney
Sam Wanamaker
Sam Wanamaker
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
The Beatles
Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney
Tom and Miriam Stoppard
Tom and Miriam Stoppard
Terence Rattigan
Terence Rattigan
Terence Stamp
Terence Stamp
Thelma Woolley
Thelma Woolley
Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh
Yehudi Menuhin
Yehudi Menuhin
Yehudi Menuhin
Yehudi Menuhin
Zandra Rhodes
Zandra Rhodes
Tyrone Guthrie
Tyrone Guthrie
The Sitwells
The Sitwells
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