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Dedicated Donat was also a modern master

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In case John Donat is solely remembered as photographing buildings in the 1960s and '70s (AJ 9.9.04), I thought I'd mention that he photographed the Black House (pictured) for me last year (AJ 26.8.04). He was dedicated to getting the best of the house and the light, working with great concentration despite apparent discomfort. He was up at dawn, and dealt with weather, furniture and children with equal equanimity.

Meredith Bowles, Mole Architects, Prickwillow, Cambridge

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