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Martin Pawley: a contribution to art history

Item: photograph by Snowdon. Location: No 9 Northumberland Place, London. Subject: former Trade and Industry Secretary Peter Mandelson in a corner. Background (left to right): plain wall to corner, painted white, with no skirting or cornice. Small secretly hung unframed Jacobean portrait; full-height venetian blind, slats giving a glimpse of balcony balustrading. Second plain wall from corner also painted white with no skirting or cornice, but with a square recess (prob. location of ...

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