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Portrait gallery acquires photographs saved from King's Cross warehouse demolition

The National Portrait Gallery has acquired a group of portraits of leading British cultural figures photographed in the 1990s - including Daniel Day-Lewis, Damon Albarn, Alan Bennett, Tilda Swinton, Bob Geldof and Salman Rushdie. They have been saved from destruction after being rescued from a condemned warehouse in King?s Cross. The important body of portraits from British photographic team The Douglas Brothers had sat in a disused storage unit in London for two decades.
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