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Rupert Potter (1832-1914), Barrister and photographer; father of Beatrix Potter

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 29 portraits
Rupert Potter married Helen Leech in 1863. They had two children, Beatrix and Bertram. Potter and his daughter Beatrix were both keen photographers. His favourite subjects were landscapes, but his friendship with Sir John Everett Millais led him to portraiture. Millais rated Potter's portraits so highly that he often used them as the basis for his portraits, including that of prime minister William Gladstone.

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P862

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
carbon print, September 1879
NPG P862

P1823

Beatrix Potter (Mrs Heelis); Rupert Potter; Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, 11 September 1906
NPG P1823

x4319

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, September 1871
NPG x4319

x4310

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen carte-de-visite, September 1871
NPG x4310

x4320

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, September 1871
NPG x4320

x4952

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, September 1871
NPG x4952

x4953

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, September 1871
NPG x4953

x4954

John Bright

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, September 1871
NPG x4954

x131239

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, 29 August 1881
NPG x131239

x131240

Lord Cecil Reginald John Manners

by Rupert Potter
albumen print, 14 September 1881
NPG x131240

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