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Herbert Lambert (1881-1936), Photographer; managing director of Elliott & Fry, 1926-1936

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 47 portraits
Lambert worked primarily from Bath, but he also had studios in Bristol and London. He was appointed Managing Director of Elliott & Fry in 1926. He specialised in portraits of musicians, publishing his Modern British Composers in 1923. Lambert had a mastery of lighting and a striking ability to create a harmonious atmosphere within a composition.

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P105

John Nicholson Ireland

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, circa 1920
NPG P105

P1318

G.K. Chesterton

by Herbert Lambert
gelatin silver print, 1920s
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG P1318

P111

Rutland Boughton

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, circa 1922
NPG P111

P110

Roger Quilter

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, circa 1922
NPG P110

P109

Gustav Holst

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, 1923
NPG P109

P108

Arnold Dolmetsch

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, circa 1925
NPG P108

P107

Sir Edward Elgar, Bt

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, 1933
NPG P107

x86820

Alfred Cortot

by Herbert Lambert, for Elliott & Fry
bromide print
NPG x86820

x1586

Mary Seton Watts (née Fraser-Tytler)

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print on card mount, early 1920s
NPG x1586

Ax7744

Ralph Vaughan Williams

by Herbert Lambert
photogravure, early 1920s
NPG Ax7744

x87142

Thomas Frederick Dunhill

by Herbert Lambert
bromide print, 1920-1936
NPG x87142

Ax7745

Gustav Holst

by Herbert Lambert
photogravure, circa 1921
NPG Ax7745

Ax7742

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth

by Herbert Lambert
photogravure, circa 1922
NPG Ax7742

Ax7741

Sir Edward Elgar, Bt

by Herbert Lambert
photogravure, circa 1922
NPG Ax7741

Ax7743

Sir Granville Bantock

by Herbert Lambert
photogravure, circa 1922
NPG Ax7743

Ax7746

Roger Quilter

by Herbert Lambert
photogravure, circa 1922
NPG Ax7746

Ax7747

Rutland Boughton

by Herbert Lambert
photogravure, circa 1922
NPG Ax7747

Ax7748

Josef Holbrooke

by Herbert Lambert
photogravure, circa 1922
NPG Ax7748

Ax7749

Frank Bridge

by Herbert Lambert
photogravure, circa 1922
NPG Ax7749

Ax7750

Cyril Scott

by Herbert Lambert
photogravure, circa 1922
NPG Ax7750

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