Timed to coincide with the National Portrait Gallery Exhibition “Portrait of an Icon” curated by Terence Pepper, and Helen Trompeteler, Lucy Bell Gallery presents these previously unseen images of Audrey Hepburn, from the archives of George Douglas, and Angela Williams. The Archive of George Douglas, one of the key Picture Post photographers of the 1950s, was almost lost after his death in 2010. Stored in rusting filing cabinets in the basement of his Brighton home, thousands of unsorted negatives, from picture essays on celebrities like Audrey Hepburn and Vivien Leigh to photojournalism documenting everything from the Queen’s rat catcher to the work of one of the first speech therapy clinics, lay jumbled, dusty and forgotten. Fortunately, another photographer, Roger Bamber and his wife Shan Lancaster, inherited the filing cabinets and were curious enough to investigate and discovered that he had left a

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