On 20th February 1958, at Lady Elizabeth Cavendish’s house in Cheyne Walk, HRH Princess Margaret met Anthony Armstrong-Jones. The moment was a precursor to the Swinging Sixties, as the couple would embody the spirit of the decade: bohemian, hedonistic and sexual promiscuous.

That same year, Anthony Armstrong-Jones, later known as Lord Snowdon, published London, declaring, ''I believe that photographs should be simple technically, and easy to look at. They shouldn’t be directed at other photographers; their point is to make ordinary people react – to laugh, or to see something they hadn’t taken in before, or to be touched. But not to wince, I think.''

In February 1960, Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon were engaged. However, soon after the pair wed it was clear that neither husband nor wife would remain faithful to each other.

After several affairs, the couple separated in 1976 and divorced in 1978. Lord Snowdon remained somewhat a part of the royal family, photographing Princess Diana, Prince Harry and Prince William after his divorce and continuing to officially photograph the Queen after his former wife's passing in 2002.

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It was not only aristocracy and high society that Lord Snowdon enjoyed a career photographing, he captured many an iconic image of music and Hollywood royalty.

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