Martin Elliott

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Martin Elliott
Born (1946-07-12)12 July 1946
Oldbury, Warwickshire, UK
Died 24 March 2010(2010-03-24) (aged 63)
Pulla Cross, Truro, Cornwall, UK
Cause of death Cancer
Nationality British
Education Oldbury Grammar School
Alma mater Loughborough College of Art
Occupation Photographer
Notable work "Tennis Girl"
Home town Oldbury
Spouse(s) Noelle Bott (m. 1988–2010)

Martin Elliott (12 July 1946 – 24 March 2010)[1] was a British photographer, best known for the poster "Tennis Girl".

Elliott, an only child, was born into a middle-class family in Oldbury. He attended Oldbury Grammar School, then Loughborough College of Art. He met Noelle Bott in 1987, and was married to her from 15 February 1988 until his death. He was diagnosed with cancer in 1999,[2] and died of it in 2010 at his home in Pulla Cross, near Truro, Cornwall, aged 63.[3][4]


  1. ^ Death notice[dead link]
  2. ^ Independent obituary
  3. ^ BBC News - 'Tennis Girl poster photographer dies'
  4. ^ Andrew Hough, "'Tennis girl' poster photographer Martin Elliott dies of cancer", Daily Telegraph, 2 April 2010