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Elliott & Fry (active 1863-1962)

Artist associated with 10930 portraits
The firm of Elliott & Fry was founded in 1863 by Joseph John Elliott (1835-1903) and Clarence Edmund Fry (1840-1897), who opened their first premises at 55 Baker Street where they stayed at until 1886. The firm employed a variety of operators who took the photographs, including Francis Henry Hart and Alfred James Philpott in the Edwardian era, Herbert Lambert and Walter Benington in the 1920s and 1930s and subsequently William Flowers. In the early 1940s the studio was bombed and most of the early negatives were destroyed. Shortly after the firm's Centenary in 1963 it was taken over by and amalgamated with Bassano & Vandyk. The National Portrait Gallery owns all the surviving negatives.

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George Cruikshank

after a photograph by Elliott & Fry
watercolour, (circa 1872)
NPG 3150


Christina Georgina Rossetti

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1880s
NPG P1700(11c)


Angela Georgina Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1882
NPG P1700(16d)


Herbert Spencer

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet print, 1890
NPG P513


Petrus Jacobus Joubert

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1890
NPG P1700(60a)


Rudyard Kipling

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1893
NPG P1700(40a)


Sir Walter Besant

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, mid 1890s
NPG P1700(66a)


J.M. Barrie

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1894
NPG P1660


Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1894 or before
NPG P1700(4d)


Cecil John Rhodes

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, circa 1894
NPG P1700(19c)


Algernon Charles Swinburne

by John McLanachan, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, circa 1894
NPG P1700(84b)


Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1896
NPG P1700(49a)


Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, circa 1897
NPG P1700(44c)


Mary Cholmondeley

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, early 1900s
NPG P1700(66e)


St Clair George Alfred Donaldson

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, circa 1904
NPG P1700(90b)


Mabel Lucie Attwell

by Elliott & Fry
toned chlorobromide print, circa 1924
NPG P1363


Elizabeth Barrett Browning

by Elliott & Fry, after Macaire
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s (September 1858)
NPG x136269

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