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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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Sir Henry Simpson Lunn, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x31571

Sir Henry Simpson Lunn

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1894
NPG x31571

Henry Matthews, Viscount Llandaff, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x32514

Henry Matthews, Viscount Llandaff

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1895
NPG x32514

Frederick Foxcroft, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x44674

Frederick Foxcroft

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x44674

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8261

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8261

Sir William Allan, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8264

Sir William Allan

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x8264

Hon. George Higginson Allsopp, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8265

Hon. George Higginson Allsopp

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, November 1897
NPG x8265

Henry Torrens Anstruther, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8268

Henry Torrens Anstruther

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, circa 1897
NPG x8268

Joseph Arch, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8271

Joseph Arch

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x8271

Sir Alfred Arnold, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8272

Sir Alfred Arnold

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 15 July 1897
NPG x8272

Sir William Arrol, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8273

Sir William Arrol

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8273

Sir William Arrol, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8274

Sir William Arrol

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x8274

Robert Ascroft, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8275

Robert Ascroft

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8275

Michael Austin, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8276

Michael Austin

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x8276

Alfred Baldwin, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8280

Alfred Baldwin

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8280

Gerald William Balfour, 2nd Earl of Balfour, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8285

Gerald William Balfour, 2nd Earl of Balfour

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x8285

Arthur Hugh Smith-Barry, 1st Baron Barrymore, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8297

Arthur Hugh Smith-Barry, 1st Baron Barrymore

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x8297

Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8298

Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 31 December 1897
NPG x8298

Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8299

Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 31 December 1897
NPG x8299

Sir George Christopher Trout Bartley, by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone - NPG x8300

Sir George Christopher Trout Bartley

by Sir (John) Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x8300

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