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HomeContents > People > Photographers > George Silk

Dates:  1916 -
Born:  New Zealand
Active:  Global
 
  
LIFE magazine photographer from about 1943 until 1972. During the Second World War he photographed in the desert campaigns against Rommel and in New Guinea.

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Alfred Eisenstaedt
Closeup of eye of LIFE photographer George Silk 
1969, 1 January (check)
 
  
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Printed biographies

The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.

 
• Beaton, Cecil & Buckland, Gail 1975 The Magic Eye: The Genius of Photography from 1839 to the Present Day (Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown & Company) p.256 [Useful short biographies with personal asides and one or more example images.] 
  
 
  
 
  
 
  
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