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Sir Norman Parkinson, fashion photographer, celebrated in Google doodle

by on April 21, 2013

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please note this post is not by Jay Clapp Photography but from the photography news at the guardian for your viewing pleasure please feel free to use the share buttons at the bottom.

The timeless art of Sir Norman Parkinson, born 100 years ago, danced through the decades and always remained in style

Modern fame is a birthday lottery. If you were born a hundred years ago, and did anything, Google might celebrate you on its search page. It’s a random way to remember culture heroes – but better than oblivion.

Norman Parkinson, who is, as I write, a Google star because he was born on 21 April 1913, is in no danger of oblivion. This British fashion photographer , who died in 1990, currently has an exhibition of his work at the National Theatre in London and another in Bath:

his pictures are especially loved and admired in the…

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