Lee Miller

  • Born: (Poughkeepsie, New York, United States)
  • Died: (Chiddingly, East Sussex, England)

Elizabeth "Lee" Miller, Lady Penrose, was an American photographer and photojournalist. She was a fashion model in New York City in the 1920s before going to Paris, where she became a fashion and fine art photographer. During the Second World War, she was a war correspondent for Vogue, covering events such as the London Blitz, the liberation of Paris, and the concentration camps at Buchenwald and Dachau.

She was married to artist, poet and historian Roland Penrose. Her work is preserved by the Lee Miller Archives.


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