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Photographic Negative

1956 (photographed)
Artist/Maker

This image forms part of the Harry Hammond Photographic Collection, acquired by the V&A from the artist in the 1980s. The collection comprises over 9,000 images of the British popular music scene (Tin Pan Alley) in the 1950s and 60s, on the eve of the boom in British pop music. Harry Hammond (1920-2009) was born in London, and was apprenticed at the age of 14 to a Fleet Street studio. He served as a reconnaissance photographer during World War II. By the late 1950s he had developed his specialism of photographing the London pop music scene.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Black and white photographic negative
Brief Description
Photographic negative, Johnny Dankworth at the Studio 51 Club with Leon Calvert (trumpet), photographed by Harry Hammond, England, 1956
Physical Description
Johnny Dankworth at the Studio 51 Club with Leon Calvert (trumpet), 1956.
Marks and Inscriptions
Object history
This image forms part of the Harry Hammond Photographic Collection, acquired by the V&A from the artist in the 1980s. The collection comprises over 9,000 images of the British popular music scene (Tin Pan Alley) in the 1950s and 60s, on the eve of the boom in British pop music.
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Place Depicted
Summary
This image forms part of the Harry Hammond Photographic Collection, acquired by the V&A from the artist in the 1980s. The collection comprises over 9,000 images of the British popular music scene (Tin Pan Alley) in the 1950s and 60s, on the eve of the boom in British pop music. Harry Hammond (1920-2009) was born in London, and was apprenticed at the age of 14 to a Fleet Street studio. He served as a reconnaissance photographer during World War II. By the late 1950s he had developed his specialism of photographing the London pop music scene.
Bibliographic Reference
Turner, Alwyn Halfway to Paradise: the birth of British Rock, Photographs by Harry Hammond from the V&A collection, London, V&A Publishing, 2008
Other Number
HAH308 - Harry Hammond Negative number
Collection
Accession Number
S.7307-2009

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record createdDecember 23, 2009
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