Photograph of Colin MacInnes at the 1962 International Writers Conference. Colin MacInnes, Peter Keen.

Photograph of Colin MacInnes at the 1962 International Writers Conference.

[Edinburgh: August, 1962, printed ca. 1990’s].

Landscape-format monochrome photographic portrait, signed (“Peter Keen”) on the lower right margin, dry mounted. 405 x 305 mm. Fine Item #247858

Candid portrait photograph of Colin MacInnes, taken at the 1962 International Writers’ Conference held at McEwan Hall, Edinburgh. The conference — which was on the subject of “The Novel Today” — was organized by the publisher John Calder and featured seventy writers from twenty countries.

The photographer, Peter Keen (1928-2009), was commissioned to record the event for THE SUNDAY TIMES. His other notable work includes portraiture — some in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery — and the photographic illustrations to Ted Hughes’s RIVER (London, 1983).

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