[ 'Baron', society photographer. ] Three family photographs of 'Baron' [ Sterling Henry Nahum ], one with a signed inscripion by him, and a contact sheet of nine shots of his face.

'Baron' [ Sterling [ Stirling ] Henry Nahum ] (1906-1956) ], London dance, film and celebrity photographer
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The inscription on the back of the photograph is dated May 1940. The other items undated.
SKU: 16972

Three black and white prints, ranging in size from 12 x 17 cm to 10 x 7.5 cm. The contact sheet is 12.5 x 13 cm. The four items in fair condition, lightly aged and worn. One of the three pictures shows a smiling Baron outdoors with a young blonde boy (his son?), who is holding a camera tripd; another shows him standing with his arm on the shoulder of another man (his brother?), both on skis in the snow; and the third shows him in a heavy wool coat, on the steps of a European building, with a man in Slavic costume. The last is inscribed on the reverse: 'May 1940 | <?>. Miles from anywhere | love | Baron'. The AGFA contact sheet has nine images of the photographer's head and shoulders: smiling, frowning, smoking. Also present is a 4to leaf extracted from a magazine, dated 'May 2, 1953 ', with pictures of Baron outside his Brick Street studio and at his fixing dish.