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Frederick Hollyer (1838-1933), Photographer and art publisher

Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Artist associated with 107 portraits
Hollyer took up photography in about 1860, and established a business in the photographic reproduction of works of art, notably the paintings of the pre-Raphaelites and the drawings of Burne-Jones. As a relaxation he photographed people, and at his studio on Pembroke Square, London, Mondays were reserved for portraiture. His portrait prints, with their limited range of tone and distinctive mounts, have a rare delicacy and beauty. His sitters are unselfconsciously posed and softly lit, their characters revealed with great sympathy and understanding. Hollyer was a member of the Photographic Society and the Linked Ring brotherhood.

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P229

Mrs Patrick Campbell

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card, 1893
NPG P229

P1828

Aubrey Vincent Beardsley

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1893
NPG P1828

P1974

John Ruskin

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print, 1894
NPG P1974

Ax128297

Frederick Hollyer

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128297

Ax128361

Sarah Elkins

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128361

Ax128391

Thomas Armstrong

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128391

Ax128392

Mary Anne Hollyer (née Armstrong)

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128392

Ax128385

Mary Anne Hollyer (née Armstrong)

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128385

Ax128308

Unidentified woman

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128308

Ax128328

Unidentified girl

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128328

Ax128367

Unidentified woman

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128367

Ax128370

Unidentified girl

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128370

Ax128371

Unidentified woman

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128371

Ax128372

Unidentified child

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128372

Ax128373

Unidentified man

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax128373

Ax17149

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite
NPG Ax17149

x19856

May Morris

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card
NPG x19856

x19857

May Morris

by Frederick Hollyer
platinotype cabinet card
NPG x19857

Ax128394

Samuel Hollyer Sr

by Frederick Hollyer
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870s
NPG Ax128394

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