Bonington Archive collection

To celebrate the opening of this fascinating collection, we present some images to highlight items contained therein. Images can be purchased from the Chris Bonington Picture Library. A copy of the catalogue is available here.


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Spring 1951, Chris Bonington aged 15 on on his way to his first ever climb at Harrison Rocks near Tunbridge Wells with Cliff Bayliss, a friend of the family. Bonington Archive Collection © MHT & L Warzecha