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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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P983

Josef Holbrooke

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

P967

Arthur Applin

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P967

P968

John Logie Baird

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P968

P971

Shaw Desmond

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P971

P972

Sir William Russell Flint

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P972

P973

Laurence Housman

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P973

P974

Sydney Lee

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P974

P975

Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P975

P976

Compton Mackenzie

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P976

P977

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

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P977

P978

Henry Woodd Nevinson

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P978

P979

Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P979

P980

Julius Olsson

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P980

P981

Bertram Priestman

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P981

P982

Alfred Aaron Wolmark

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1920s
NPG P982

P969

Philip Alexius de László

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1928
NPG P969

P970

Philip Alexius de László

by Walter Benington
vintage chlorobromide print, 1928
NPG P970

x26416

Irene Rooke

by Walter Benington
toned bromide print, 1914
NPG x26416

x137407

Ambrose McEvoy

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

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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