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H. Walter Barnett (1862-1934), Photographer

Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 575 portraits
Australian-born Barnett opened his first studio in Hobart, Tasmania. He subsequently travelled widely to gain more experience, working in the studios of Taber in San Francisco and Downey in London before establishing a reputation with his Melbourne studio. He moved to London in 1897 and opened a studio in Knightsbridge the following year. A member of the Linked Ring photo-secessionist group from 1899 to 1901 with the pseudonym 'The Antipodean', he managed to combine art and commercial portraiture with his exquisitely produced sepia platinum portraits on flexible vellum mounts. He was co-founder of the Professional Photographers Association in 1901. In 1920 Barnett moved to Dieppe and opened a studio there.

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P1700(84a)

Mark Twain

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
platinum print, 1895-1907
NPG P1700(84a)

P1005

Lady Ottoline Morrell

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
sepia platinum print, 1902
NPG P1005

P961

Arthur Joseph Davis

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
sepia-toned platinotype print, 1912
NPG P961

x76494

Kathleen Emily Bulkeley (née Williams), Duchess of Wellington

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, late 19th century
NPG x76494

x76495

Kathleen Emily Bulkeley (née Williams), Duchess of Wellington

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, late 19th century
NPG x76495

x21668

Eille Norwood

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
bromide print
NPG x21668

x27248

Frederick William Henry Walshe

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
print
NPG x27248

x46018

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46018

x46019

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46019

x46020

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46020

x46021

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46021

x46022

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46022

x46023

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46023

x46024

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46024

x46025

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46025

x46026

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46026

x46027

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46027

x46028

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46028

x46029

Mary Augusta Ward (née Arnold)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x46029

x76621

Lady Sarah Isabella Augusta Wilson (née Spencer-Churchill)

by Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett
whole-plate glass negative
NPG x76621

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