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Walter Benington

(1872-1936), Photographer

Artist associated with 66 portraits
Walter Benington started his photographic career while still at school. The snapping of groups and friends soon palled, and he took up platinotype printing and pictorial landscape work. His first real success was a picture entitled Among the Housetops, which was exhibited in 1893, and this was responsible for him being invited to join the Linked Ring, in whose annual shows he was regularly represented. In 1927 Benington began working for the photographic studio Elliott & Fry as a freelance portrait photographer.

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Josef Holbrooke, by Walter Benington - NPG P983

Josef Holbrooke

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, late 1910s
NPG P983

Arthur Applin, by Walter Benington - NPG P967

Arthur Applin

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P967

John Logie Baird, by Walter Benington - NPG P968

John Logie Baird

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P968

Shaw Desmond, by Walter Benington - NPG P971

Shaw Desmond

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P971

Sir William Russell Flint, by Walter Benington - NPG P972

Sir William Russell Flint

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P972

Laurence Housman, by Walter Benington - NPG P973

Laurence Housman

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P973

Sydney Lee, by Walter Benington - NPG P974

Sydney Lee

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P974

Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, by Walter Benington - NPG P975

Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P975

Compton Mackenzie, by Walter Benington - NPG P976

Compton Mackenzie

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P976

Henry Canova Vollam ('H.V.') Morton, by Walter Benington - NPG P977

Henry Canova Vollam ('H.V.') Morton

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P977

Henry Woodd Nevinson, by Walter Benington - NPG P978

Henry Woodd Nevinson

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P978

Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols, by Walter Benington - NPG P979

Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P979

Julius Olsson, by Walter Benington - NPG P980

Julius Olsson

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P980

Bertram Priestman, by Walter Benington - NPG P981

Bertram Priestman

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P981

Alfred Aaron Wolmark, by Walter Benington - NPG P982

Alfred Aaron Wolmark

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P982

Philip Alexius de László, by Walter Benington - NPG P969

Philip Alexius de László

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1928
NPG P969

Philip Alexius de László, by Walter Benington - NPG P970

Philip Alexius de László

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1928
NPG P970

Irene Rooke, by Walter Benington - NPG x26416

Irene Rooke

by Walter Benington
toned bromide print, 1914
NPG x26416

Ambrose McEvoy, by Walter Benington - NPG x137407

Ambrose McEvoy

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print on mount, 1916-1918
NPG x137407

Margaret Morris, by Walter Benington - NPG x128743

Margaret Morris

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1918
On display in Room 31 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x128743

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