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John S. Barrington was born on 1920 in United States, is a photographer. Discover John S. Barrington’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 103 years old?

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After being diagnosed with leukaemia, Barrington came into contact with writer Rupert Smith and sought his help in writing his life story, and the two agreed to collaborate. Barrington died of leukaemia in 1991. The book, Physique: The Life of John S. Barrington, was completed by Smith and published in 1997 by Serpent’s Tail.


In 1963, Barrington was arrested under the recently enacted Obscene Publications Act. His case was publicized in the American physique magazine Manorama, published by Lynn Womack’s Guild Press, which solicited funds for Barrington’s defense, warning that “This case is not John Paignton’s alone, it is the case of everyone of us.”


In 1952, he was arrested for sending obscene materials through the mail. He was found guilty in 1955 and sentenced to three months in jail.


In the 1950s and 1960s Barrington published books on anatomy and anthropometry, ostensibly for the benefit of artists.

In the 1950s, Barrington married the former girlfriend of one of his models. Barrington’s continued sexual encounters with men were the source of some friction between him and his wife, but the two remained married until his death, and had children and grandchildren.


Barrington was subject to frequent legal troubles, mostly in relation to obscenity laws. In 1949, he was arrested for “harassing” two undercover police officers in a public bathroom and released with a fine.


Barrington began working as a physique photographer in 1948. In 1954, he began publishing Male Model Monthly, the first physique magazine in Britain. From 1954 until 1979, he would go on to publish many more physique magazines in Britain and the US, among the best-known being MAN-ifique, FORMosus, Superb Youth, and Youth in the Sun.


Barrington began photographing men in 1938 at the men’s bathing pond at Hampstead Heath. He studied at St Martin’s School of Art and L’Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. In addition to photography, Barrington was also a visual artist and sculptor.


John S. Barrington (1920-1991) was a British physique photographer and publisher. Barrington’s photos of nude or semi-nude men appeared widely in British and American physique magazines, sometimes under the pseudonym John Paignton. Barrington published many of his own physique magazines, including Male Model Monthly, the first in Britain. He also published a number of books related to photography and anthropometry. Barrington was a prolific artist and publisher, and by 1984 was said to have published more nude titles than any other individual in Europe or the United States.