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Benjamin Stone

(1838-1914), Politician and photographer

Sir (John) Benjamin Stone

Sitter in 28 portraits
Artist associated with 1436 portraits
In 1895 Stone was returned unopposed as Member of Parliament for the East Birmingham constituency, giving him the unique opportunity of recording the sights and personalities of the Palace of Westminster. Stone made it his business to photograph every MP, servants of the Houses of Parliament, and many of those who visited. The National Portrait Gallery owns two thousand of his photographs, a remarkable record of comings and goings at Westminster around 1900.

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Benjamin Stone, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 2985

Benjamin Stone

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 20 February 1902
NPG 2985

Benjamin Stone, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x35200

Benjamin Stone

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x35200

Benjamin Stone, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x35201

Benjamin Stone

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1899
NPG x35201

Benjamin Stone, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x18887

Benjamin Stone

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1899
NPG x18887

Benjamin Stone, by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd) - NPG x129587

Benjamin Stone

by Lafayette (Lafayette Ltd)
cabinet card, 1900s
NPG x129587

Benjamin Stone, by Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney - NPG x87156

Benjamin Stone

by Sir William de Wiveleslie Abney
platinum print, August 1901
NPG x87156

Benjamin Stone, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x35203

Benjamin Stone

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1902
NPG x35203

Benjamin Stone, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x35202

Benjamin Stone

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1902
NPG x35202

Aga Khan III (Mohammed Shah); Benjamin Stone, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x44819

Aga Khan III (Mohammed Shah); Benjamin Stone

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1902
NPG x44819

Benjamin Stone, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone, after  Sir Leslie Ward - NPG x74796

Benjamin Stone

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone, after Sir Leslie Ward
platinum print, 1902 (published 20 February 1902)
NPG x74796

'Well done, Birmingham! We are seven!', by Whitlock, published by  Scott Russell & Co - NPG x197398

'Well done, Birmingham! We are seven!'

by Whitlock, published by Scott Russell & Co
halftone postcard print, circa 1904
NPG x197398

'Fair Trade v "Free" Trade. Well done Birmingham!! We are Seven!!!', published by Art Printers Ltd, after  Henry Joseph Whitlock & Sons Ltd, and  Elliott & Fry, and  Dickenson - NPG x197742

'Fair Trade v "Free" Trade. Well done Birmingham!! We are Seven!!!'

published by Art Printers Ltd, after Henry Joseph Whitlock & Sons Ltd, and Elliott & Fry, and Dickenson
photogravure postcard print, circa 1904
NPG x197742

'Taking portrait of "Mark Twain"' (Sir (John) Benjamin Stone with three unidentified others), by Sir John Alexander Cockburn - NPG x135570

'Taking portrait of "Mark Twain"' (Sir (John) Benjamin Stone with three unidentified others)

by Sir John Alexander Cockburn
gelatin printing-out paper print, 9 July 1907
NPG x135570

'Luncheon Party, House of Commons', by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x135010

'Luncheon Party, House of Commons'

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 24 March 1908
NPG x135010

'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons', by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x135011

'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons'

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 24 March 1908
NPG x135011

'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons', probably by Roland Parker Stone, for  Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x135567

'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons'

probably by Roland Parker Stone, for Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 17 July 1908
NPG x135567

'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons', probably by Roland Parker Stone, for  Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x135568

'Luncheon Party at the House of Commons'

probably by Roland Parker Stone, for Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 17 July 1908
NPG x135568

Group at the Houses of Parliament, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x135510

Group at the Houses of Parliament

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 29 June 1909
NPG x135510

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