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    Sale 7434


    13 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 83

    JOHN DEAKIN (1912-1972)

    Album page with various portraits, 1950s

    Price Realised  


    JOHN DEAKIN (1912-1972)
    Album page with various portraits, 1950s
    19 gelatin silver prints, mounted back-to-back
    each captioned and/or dated by Elizabeth Smart in ink on album page
    majority approx. 3 x 3in. (7.5 x 7.5cm.)

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    This page from Elizabeth Smart's album includes the following photographs: John Deakin, Self-Portrait (2); Paul Potts, Poet (3); John Davenport, Theatre Critic and Writer (2); Robert Colquhoun, Painter (2) and Russell Smart, brother of Elizabeth (1); others.

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    From the artist to Elizabeth Smart;
    by descent to her daughter Georgina Barker.

    Pre-Lot Text



    For other images from the John Davenport portrait session: John Deakin: The Salvage of a Photographer, Victoria & Albert Museum, 1984, p.29.