Rare vintage photo from an original set which contains notes indicating models and studio, and what appear to be instructions for publication. Another unusual pose.
4 3/4" x 6 1/2" silver gelatin print in very good condition dates to mid-1960s. This print has several notes on verso.
John Barrington began photographing male nudes in 1939 while a student at St. Martin's School of Art in London. He photographed models with naturally developed physiques in natural settings and produced several magazines including Formosus, Man-ifique, and Man to Man Quorum.
He had frequent legal problems owing to the strict obscenity laws in the UK, however continued to operate his studio until his death in 1991. He also produced works under the name of John Paignton, Jean-Paul David, and Galaxy.