Dorothy Wilding: The Pursuit of Perfection.
£45.00
London: National Portrait Gallery Publications. 1991.

First edition. 4to. pp. 119. Portrait frontispiece and numerous illustrations, some coloured. The 1991 catalogue for the major National Portrait Gallery retrospective exhibition. Includes photographs of Princess Margaret and other famous people of the time. Wilding was the first woman to be appointed as the Official Royal Photographer for the 1937 Coronation and opened a second studio in New York in the same year. She is best known for her brightly lit linear compositions photographed in high key lighting against a white background. With the book label: 'From the Apartment of HRH The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, 1930-2002'. Paperback. Slight crease mark on upper cover.