Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Norman Parkinson Archive

This is the website for the Norman Parkinson Archive, located in London, and managed by Eric Franck and Elizabeth Smith. One of the twentieth century's best known British fashion photographers, Parkinson was instrumental in changing the style of portrait and fashion photography in Britain. The website provides background information on Norman Parkinson and the Archive, and there is an informative chronology of his work, and a biography. Also included is a selective portfolio of some of his photographs, searchable by decade or by title. Images are enlargeable, and accompanying text is available.
Access: Free