Snowdon, Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of, 1930–, British photographer. Educated at Eton and Cambridge, he married Princess Margaret in 1960 and was created earl the following year. The marriage ended in divorce in 1978. Although his reputation as a photographer was based originally on his informal pictures of famous people, he has recently received acclaim for sensitive photographs of the handicapped and underprivileged. He is also an award-winning filmmaker. His publications include Stills, 1983–1987 (1987).
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