Family
Ghana
People
Life Studies
"Farmer George"'s England - Illustrations
Fred J Speakman Country Life Books - Illustrations
Other Illustrations
  • Wix Twitter page

All images on this website copyright ¬©JohnAugustusAvisEstate and ¬©SimonAvis

All rights reserved

Bryan Magee Sketch

A pencil study in preparation for painting Bryan Magee's portrait. He had just returned to Britain from Yale in 1958 with hopes of becoming a Labour Member of Parliament (MP). He twice stood unsuccessfully for Mid Bedfordshire, at the 1959 general election and the 1960 by-election, and instead took a job presenting the ITV current affairs television programme This Week.