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E.O. Hoppé

(1878-1972), Photographer and writer

Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 185 portraits
Born in Munich in 1878, Hoppé became one of the most successful photographers in London in the early decades of the twentieth century. He opened his first studio at 10 Margravine Gardens, West Kensington in October 1907. In February 1911 he took larger premises at 59 Baker Street where he photographed members of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. In 1913 he moved to Millais House at 7 Cromwell Place and stayed there until 1937. He published a number of books including The Book of Fair Women (1922), Taken from Life (1922) and London Types (1926) and his autobiography Hundred Thousands Exposures (1945) as well turning to travel photography and photo-journalism.

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Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron Dunsany, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1694

Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron Dunsany

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
bromide print, circa 1910
NPG P1694

David Lloyd George, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1392

David Lloyd George

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1911
NPG P1392

Harley Granville-Barker, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1038

Harley Granville-Barker

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
sepia-toned matte bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1911
NPG P1038

Arthur Conan Doyle, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1390

Arthur Conan Doyle

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1912
NPG P1390

William Nicholson, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1695

William Nicholson

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
sepia-toned silver print, 1912
NPG P1695

Alice Meynell (née Thompson), by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1395

Alice Meynell (née Thompson)

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1914
NPG P1395

Hazel (née Martyn), Lady Lavery, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1394

Hazel (née Martyn), Lady Lavery

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1916
NPG P1394

A.A. Milne, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1396

A.A. Milne

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1916
NPG P1396

Hazel (née Martyn), Lady Lavery, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1393

Hazel (née Martyn), Lady Lavery

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1916
NPG P1393

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka', by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1351

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka'

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1919
NPG P1351

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka', by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1352

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka'

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1919
NPG P1352

Sir Adrian Boult, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1388

Sir Adrian Boult

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 6 December 1920
NPG P1388

Walter de la Mare, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1389

Walter de la Mare

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 12 October 1920
NPG P1389

Sir Arnold Bax, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1693

Sir Arnold Bax

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
cream-toned chlorobromide print, 6 October 1921
NPG P1693

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1391

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1923
NPG P1391

Dame Rebecca West (Cicily Isabel Andrews (née Fairfield)), by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1696

Dame Rebecca West (Cicily Isabel Andrews (née Fairfield))

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
chlorobromide print, 30 January 1923
NPG P1696

Vita Sackville-West, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG P1087

Vita Sackville-West

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
sepia-toned matte bromide print, 28 February 1924
NPG P1087

Bernard John Vaughan, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé, printed by  Intaglio Patents Ltd - NPG Ax133213

Bernard John Vaughan

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé, printed by Intaglio Patents Ltd
photogravure, 1909
NPG Ax133213

Lillah McCarthy; Sir Godfrey Seymour Tearle in 'The Sentimentalists', by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG x128123

Lillah McCarthy; Sir Godfrey Seymour Tearle in 'The Sentimentalists'

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
matte bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1910
NPG x128123

(John) Jeffrey Farnol, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG x29754

(John) Jeffrey Farnol

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
vintage bromide print, 1910
NPG x29754

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