Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes | photographic portrait by David Bailey, inscribed by Plath, 1961, and another press photo
David Bailey--Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes
Photographic portrait of the couple
full length, seated together in their flat in Chalcot Square, London, looking towards the floor, 315 x 225mm, photographer's stamp on reverse ("Vogue Studio [...] Photograph by David Bailey"), captioned on the reverse in Plath's hand ("Ted & Sylvia Hughes | 3 Chalcot Square | London NW1 | 1961"), small pin hole, slight marks at top right, minor wear at edges,caption smudged
[with:] Another press photograph of the couple, half length, in conversation with their backs to a wall, 190 x 240mm, c.1961
The young David Bailey took this shot, presumably for the July 1961 issue of Vogue, which included an article about Ted Hughes, Louis MacNeice, Thomas Kinsella, and William Empson.
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