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Rupert Potter (1832-1914), Barrister and photographer; father of Beatrix Potter

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 29 portraits
Rupert Potter and his daughter Beatrix were both keen photographers. His favourite subjects were landscapes, but his friendship with Sir John Everett Millais led him to portraiture. Millais rated Potter's portraits so highly that he often used them as the basis for his portraits, including that of prime minister William Gladstone.

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P862

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
carbon print, September 1879
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG P862

P1822

Rupert Potter; Beatrix Potter (Mrs Heelis); (Walter) Bertram Potter

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, 1894
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG P1822

P1823

Beatrix Potter (Mrs Heelis); Rupert Potter; Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, 11 September 1906
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG P1823

x4319

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, oval, September 1871
NPG x4319

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John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen carte-de-visite, September 1871
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x4310

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John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, September 1871
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x4320

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John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, September 1871
NPG x4952

x4953

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, oval, September 1871
NPG x4953

x4954

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, September 1871
NPG x4954

x4324

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt; John Bright; Henry James, 1st Baron James of Hereford

by Rupert Potter
albumen print on card mount, 30 September 1875
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x4324

x131238

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt with unidentified man

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, October 1881
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x131238

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Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, 29 August 1881
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x131239

x131240

Lord Cecil Reginald John Manners

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, 14 September 1881
NPG x131240

x131241

'Nell Gwynne' (Effie Gray James (née Millais))

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, 7 June 1882
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x131241