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Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

(1856-1937), Photographer

Sitter associated with 30 portraits
Artist associated with 203 portraits
Myers took up photography in 1888 to record her children. Although self-taught, her technique was influenced by contemporaries. She received technical advice from Albert George Dew Smith, a lens maker and talented amateur photographer. She also owned a number of original prints by Julia Margaret Cameron and posed her children in Cameronesque compositions. Her most accomplished works are her simply posed and naturally lit portrait heads, many of which were of the well-known contemporaries that she entertained in Cambridge and London. She also photographed her sister, the artist Dorothy Tennant, later wife of the African explorer Henry Morton Stanley.

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Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), by Unknown photographer - NPG Ax68344

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

by Unknown photographer
hand-coloured albumen print, early 1870s
NPG Ax68344

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) as Vanessa, after a drawing by Frank Miles - NPG Ax68345

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) as Vanessa

after a drawing by Frank Miles
platinum print, 1876
NPG Ax68345

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), probably by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea - NPG Ax68782

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

probably by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea
platinum print on grey card mount, 1890s
NPG Ax68782

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), probably by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea - NPG Ax68783

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

probably by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea
platinum print on card mount, 1890s
NPG Ax68783

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), possibly by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea - NPG Ax68785

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

possibly by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea
platinum print on card mount, 1890s
NPG Ax68785

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), probably by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea - NPG Ax68607

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

probably by Cyril Flower, 1st Baron Battersea
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax68607

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), probably by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68521

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

probably by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1900
NPG Ax68521

Silvia Constance Myers; Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68522

Silvia Constance Myers; Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1900
NPG Ax68522

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt - NPG D46002

Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

by Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt
pencil on laid paper, August 1874
NPG D46002

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