Having known John Thornton as a friend for many years, Johnny asked if he could used me as a model at my home. He had an idea that I should wear very high heeled shoes so we traipsed off to a shop he knew that sold shoes to transvestites (well, he would know wouldn't he). I tried on several pairs before he was satisfied and we left the shop after having had a good laugh. The shoot took place on a stormy day in Kent and whilst I know you stand still for a photograph, I could not quite understand why John was so insistent I keep my feet still, until I realised he wanted to take the shoes back for a refund. He told them we had broken up! - Brian Henslow

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"Retirement is to retire from life; and I shall never retire."

Johnny Thornton

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Photoshoot Details

Location : Kent
Date        : 1992
Model     : Brian Henslow


Frame: 62 cm x 52 cm | Small
Image: 45 cm x 34 cm


The Image Thornton Fine Art Photography Archive Trust


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One-Off Edition Signed by Johnny Thornton. Limited Edition Prints with Facsimilie Signature available upon request. All Signed pieces have COA.

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