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Hamermesh, Mira (1923–2012), painter and documentary film-maker, was born Mirjam Hamermesz in Łódź, Poland, on 15 July 1923, the third and youngest child of Josef Meir Hamermesz, manufacturer, and his wife, Fajga, née Lerer. Her brother, Mordechai, was born in 1918, and her sister, ...

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Jarman, (Michael) Derek Elworthy (1942–1994), film-maker, painter, and campaigner for homosexual rights, was born on 31 January 1942 at the Victoria Nursing Home, Pinner Hill, Middlesex, the elder child of Wing Commander Lancelot Elworthy Jarman (1907–1986), RAF officer, and his wife, Elizabeth Evelyn (Betts; 1918–1978)...

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(Michael) Derek Elworthy Jarman (1942–1994) by David Thompson, 1992 © David Thompson; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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(Frank) Humphrey Sinkler Jennings (1907–1950) by Lee Miller, 1944 © Lee Miller Archives 2003, Chiddingly, England; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jennings, (Frank) Humphrey Sinkler (1907–1950), film-maker, painter, and writer, was born at The Gazebo, Walberswick, Suffolk, on 19 August 1907, the elder of two sons of Frank Jennings (1877–c.1950), an architect, and of his wife, Mildred Jessie Hall (1881–c.1950)...