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Margaret Thatcher,

husband Denis

and friend and aide Cynthia Crawford

leave Brightonís Grand Hotel

after the IRA bomb attack,

12 October 1984

 

Photograph: John Downing/Getty Images

 

The photography of John Downing

The photojournalist,

who visited Chernobyl with Kim Willsher,

captured award-winning images

during his time

as one of 64 Daily Express staff photographers

in the halcyon days of Fleet Street

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Sat 15 Jun 2019    17.30 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/media/gallery/2019/jun/15/
the-photography-of-john-downing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A steelworks in Wales, 1973.

 

Born in Llanelli,

John Downing later sang

in the London Welsh Male Voice Choir.

 

Photograph: John Downing/Getty Images

 


John Downing obituary

Award-winning Fleet Street photographer

who made the front page when imprisoned

by Idi Aminís soldiers in Kampala

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Thu 16 Apr 2020    13.02 BST

Last modified on Thu 16 Apr 2020    13.04 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/apr/16/
john-downing-obituary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Downing in 1968,

at the start of his long career at the Daily Express.

 

Photograph: Ballard/Getty Images

 

John Downing obituary

Award-winning Fleet Street photographer

who made the front page when imprisoned

by Idi Aminís soldiers in Kampala

G

Thu 16 Apr 2020    13.02 BST

Last modified on Thu 16 Apr 2020    13.04 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/apr/16/
john-downing-obituary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Elfed Howell Downing    1940-2020

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/apr/16/
john-downing-obituary

 

https://www.theguardian.com/media/gallery/2019/jun/15/
the-photography-of-john-downing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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