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Party photos: Happy 100th Birthday Frank Selby – Rex Features founder

Dapper chap Frank fashions a birthday badge while he tackles three cakes! Photo: Panayis

Thanks to John Selby who sent this wonderful set of photos to the PAN HQ today featuring Frank Selby, co-founder of picture agency Rex Features, celebrating his 100th birthday last Friday -12th January.  Frank started the agency with his wife Elizabeth in 1954. He celebrated this milestone birthday with a family party near to Frank’s and Elizabeth’s home in north London, attended by over 100 close friends and relatives from around the world.

More cake! Photo: Sharon Heyman

Elizabeth and Frank Selby at the party. Photo: Panayis

Frank views his birthday card from the Queen. Photo: John Selby

This in from Alan Smith of photo library Topfoto:
“Well done Frank. When he was born the first world war was being wrapped up and when I last saw him he was staggering upstairs arm in arm with a filing cabinet at Rex! What a man and behind every good man is a good woman, Elizabeth.”
Alan.

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4 comments

  • Amazing to see those images.

  • Congratulations Frank !

    All the best from Robert and all at Robert Harding

  • Great to see this have known Frank for many years, made the speech at Rex Features 50 anniversary many years ago love and best wishes to Frank and Elizabeth Selby. Well done for the one hundred.

  • Happy 100th Birthday Frank Selby

    Many a photographer started out putting photos with Rex I did 40 Years .

    Best Wishes

    Dave Hogan

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