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Oliver François Xavier Sarony (1820-1879), Portrait photographer; brother of Napoleon Sarony

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist of 12 portraits
Born in Quebec, Sarony trained as a daguerreotypist in New York before travelling to England. He set up his lavishly decorated studio in Scarborough in 1857, where people from all around the country travelled to be photographed. As his business brought a large amount of money to the town, the square in which his studio stood was renamed 'Sarony Square'. Although less known than his brother, Napoleon Sarony, he was one of the most successful provincial photographers of his time.

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Oliver François Xavier Sarony

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
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George Stanhope, 6th Earl Chesterfield

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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George Stanhope, 6th Earl Chesterfield

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
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Katharine Hickson

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
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Joseph Charles Parkinson

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
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Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
On display at National Gallery, London, UK in the exhibition Colour
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Princess Augusta Wilhelmina Louisa, Duchess of Cambridge

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
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Joseph Charles Parkinson

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1865
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Mrs F. Stanton

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1860s-early 1870s
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Gertrude Mary Errington (née Riddell, later Langley)

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, 1868
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Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, Duchess of Argyll

by Oliver François Xavier Sarony
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
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Place

Canada