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Negretti & Zambra (active 1850-1898)

Artist associated with 13 portraits
Italian-born Henry Negretti came to London in 1829 and established himself as an instrument maker and optician. He went into partnership with Joseph Warren Zambra in 1850 and by 1855 they had begun trading in photography. They were photographers to the Crystal Palace Company, also maintaining a portrait studio there.

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Ax14915

Louis William Desanges

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax14915

Ax25033

Giulia Grisi

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax25033

Ax25034

Giulia Grisi

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax25034

x197519

Giuseppe Garibaldi

by Negretti & Zambra
hand-coloured albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x197519

x22561

James Glaisher; Henry Tracey Coxwell

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1862
NPG x22561

Ax29957

Madame Rachel (Sarah Rachel Russell)

by Negretti & Zambra, after Unknown artist
albumen carte-de-visite, (August 1868)
NPG Ax29957

Ax38157

Elie Miriam Delaborde

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG Ax38157

x5133

Thomas Woolner

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1875
NPG x5133

x4966

Henry Edward Manning

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x4966

x4967

Henry Edward Manning

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x4967

x134619

Sir August Friedrich Manns

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen carte-de-visite, 1898
NPG x134619

x5036

Count Camille Cavour

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x5036

Ax38665

James Glaisher; Henry Tracey Coxwell

by Negretti & Zambra
albumen print, 26 August 1863
NPG Ax38665

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