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E.O. Hoppé (1878-1972), Photographer and writer

Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 178 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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P172

Sir Frank Brangwyn

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
platinum print, 1909
NPG P172

P103

Edward Clodd

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
vintage bromide print, 1910
NPG P103

P1392

David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George

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

P1038

Harley Granville-Barker

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

P1390

Arthur Conan Doyle

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

P1695

William Nicholson

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

P310

Thomas Hardy

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
hand-pulled photogravure, 1914
NPG P310

P1395

Alice Meynell (née Thompson)

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

P706

Ford Madox Ford

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
sepia-toned matte bromide print, circa 1915
NPG P706

P1394

Hazel (née Martyn), Lady Lavery

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

P1396

A.A. Milne

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

P1393

Hazel (née Martyn), Lady Lavery

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

P1351

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka'

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

P1352

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka'

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

P1388

Sir Adrian Boult

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

P1389

Walter de la Mare

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

P1693

Sir Arnold Bax

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

P240

Henry Havelock Ellis

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
vintage bromide print, 1922
NPG P240

P1391

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

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

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