Norman Parkinson (1913-1990)
Gelatin silver print with border. 12 inch by 15 inch.
Oslo Sculpture Park
Vintage print published in British Vogue, July 1955 – Vogue’s Eye View of Scandinavia.
Mounted on archive paper with Angela Williams, vintage photograph archive blindstamp.
Reverse with red crayon developers ref: ‘CV73B Sheet 2 – 32’ and ‘A8’ The front with the word ‘Guide’ middle top of border in black pencil.
Provenance : Angela Williams Archive. Williams worked as an assistant to Parkinson in the early 1960’s and was given a number of vintage prints after helping the photographer clear out his Twickenham studio when he moved to Tobago in 1963. The archive has been painstakingly researched by Williams who has identified models and locations, a number were exhibited at the Julia Margaret Cameron Museum in the Isle of Wight in 2011.
Exhibited : ‘The Age of Innocence’ Exhibit No. AWA/NP 041 Julia Margaret Cameron Museum IoW. 2011
Photograph shows the model Nina de Voe wearing the Matita dress by Michael Acsher and hat by RM hats, photographed at Vigland Park, Oslo, Norway.
Good condition with minor handling creases.
Photo copyright Norman Parkinson.