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Walery (active 1884-1898)

Artist associated with 196 portraits
Walery was the byline adopted by two photographers, a father and son, who used it as their working name. The elder, Count Stanislaw Julian Ostrorog (1830-90) was born in Lithuania. After a spell in the Turkish Army, he moved to London around 1857, becoming a British citizen in 1862. He first set up a photographic studio in Marseilles and then in Paris, which he sold in 1878, before opening a studio in London on Conduit Street and later on Regent Street. On his death in 1890, his son Stanislaw Julian Ignacy, Count Ostrorog (1863-1935) continued the business. Between 1890 and 1900, he partnered with photographer Alfred Ellis to become Ellis and Walery. In 1900 he moved to Paris and opened a studio there.

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P1700(21b)

Prince Henry Maurice of Battenberg

by Walery
albumen print, 1895
NPG P1700(21b)

x1192

Sarah Bernhardt as Mistress Clarckson in 'L'Etrangère'

by Walery, printed and published by Goupil & Co
photogravure, published January 1889 (1876)
NPG x1192

x138125

Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

by Walery
vintage bromide print, 1880s
NPG x138125

x47101

William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley

by Walery
albumen card photograph, 1883-1886
NPG x47101

x22123

Marie Roze as 'Manon'

by Walery
albumen cabinet card, circa 1884
NPG x22123

x21709

Sir Ralph Spencer Paget

by Walery
albumen cabinet card, 1886-1897
NPG x21709

Ax9300

Charles Hayden Coffin

by Walery, published by Carson & Comerford
carbon print, published 1 August 1887
NPG Ax9300

x3799

Queen Victoria

by Walery
albumen cabinet card, 1887
NPG x3799

x46

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Maclure, Macdonald & Co, after Walery
photogravure, (1888 or before)
NPG x46

Ax9107

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published November 1888
NPG Ax9107

x6148

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published July 1888
NPG x6148

Ax9108

Edward White Benson

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published December 1888
NPG Ax9108

x9112

Frank Burnand

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published November 1888
NPG x9112

Ax9144

Sir George Henry Lewis, 1st Bt

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published August 1888
NPG Ax9144

Ax9151

Sir Morell MacKenzie

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published September 1888
NPG Ax9151

Ax9165

Charles Arthur Russell, 1st Baron Russell of Killowen

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, 21 July 1888, published October 1888
NPG Ax9165

Ax9173

Sir Henry Thompson, 1st Bt

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published December 1888
NPG Ax9173

x12629

Sir Francis Philip Cunliffe-Owen

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published October 1888
NPG x12629