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Bertram Park (1883-1972), Photographer

Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist associated with 96 portraits
Having started in the family firm, manufacturers of artist's materials, Park developed an interest in photography and became a professional portraitist. He was a founder member of the London Salon of Photography in 1910. Park set up studios on Dover Street, London with Marcus Adams and his wife Yvonne Gregory in 1919. He was successful, being obliged to have up to five sittings a day to satisfy the demand. He photographed the British Royal Family, and his reputation was such that various European crowned heads would come annually to his studio to be photographed. His stylish and beautifully composed portrait studies more often relied on dramatic lighting than on elaborate backgrounds.

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Bertram Park

by Marcus Adams
bromide print, 1930s
NPG P140(39)


Bertram Park

by Bertram Park
bromide print on photographer's folder, 1910s
NPG x132903


Bertram Park

by Yvonne Gregory
bromide print, 1930s
NPG x5605


Bertram Park

by Yvonne Gregory
bromide print, 1930s
NPG x32757


'Special Constabulary March' (Bertram Park)

by Barratt's Photo Press Ltd
sepia bromide print, 11 June 1933
NPG x5607


Bertram Park reviewing the Special Constabulary

by Barratt's Photo Press Ltd
sepia bromide print, 11 June 1933
NPG x5608


Bertram Park; Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor (King Edward VIII)

by Unknown photographer
sepia bromide print, 11 June 1933
NPG x133273


Bertram Park; King George VI

by Unknown photographer
sepia bromide print, 11 June 1933
NPG x5606


Bertram Park

by Stuart Black
bromide print, 1940s
NPG x5604


Salon Selection Committee

by Lancelot Vining
bromide print, circa 1944
NPG x139962


Bertram Park

by Bertram Park
glossy bromide copy print, 1950s
NPG x29909


Bertram Park

by Bertram Park, after Edmond Xavier Kapp
photograph, (1929)
NPG D39530

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