Photographs of Tom Stuttard

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

10 glass plate negatives by Guardian photographer Tom Stuttard.

Administrative / Biographical History

Tom Stuttard joined the Manchester Guardian & Evening News in 1925 and worked for both papers until 1948 when he began working exclusively for the Guardian. He worked for the paper for 46 years (1925-1971), for most of that time as chief photographer. He worked under seven editors in total including CP Scott whom he photographed in the 1920s. He also took an iconic photograph of Neville Chamberlain post Munich. He retired from the Guardian on 14 August 1971.

Conditions Governing Access

Open(part). Access to glass plate negatives restricted due to delicate nature. Contact the archive for further information.

Acquisition Information

Prior to the closing of the Manchester Guardian darkroom, the late staff photographer Don McPhee discovered these glass plate negatives alongside those by Walter Doughty (See Ref:WHD).

Other Finding Aids

A full catalogue description for this collection can be found on the GNM Archive catalogue.