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Oscar Gustaf Rejlander

(circa 1813-1875), Photographer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 64 portraits
Born in Sweden in 1813, Rejlander began his artistic career as a painter in Rome in the 1830s. Following his marriage to an Englishwoman, Rejlander moved to the West Midlands where he turned to photography in 1853. He collaborated with two of the best-known English photographers of his day, Lewis Carroll and Julia Margaret Cameron. He died in London in 1875. The National Portrait Gallery holds more than 10 of his photographs.

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Jane Octavia Brookfield (née Elton), by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG x139793

Jane Octavia Brookfield (née Elton)

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1850s
NPG x139793

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, after Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG Ax24141

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

after Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, (1857 or 1861)
NPG Ax24141

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, after Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG Ax131388

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

after Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, (1857 or 1861)
NPG Ax131388

Robert Keeley, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG Ax25046

Robert Keeley

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax25046

Robert Keeley, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG Ax25047

Robert Keeley

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax25047

Edward Askew Sothern, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG Ax25094

Edward Askew Sothern

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax25094

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG x12998

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, early 1860s
NPG x12998

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG x7950

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, early 1860s
NPG x7950

Sir Henry Taylor, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG x12982

Sir Henry Taylor

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
NPG x12982

Gustave Doré, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG x199327

Gustave Doré

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, 1869-1875
NPG x199327

Sir Courtenay Peregrine Ilbert, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG x12117

Sir Courtenay Peregrine Ilbert

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, early-mid 1870s
NPG x12117

Stella Duckworth, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG x128764

Stella Duckworth

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, 1872
NPG x128764

Stella Duckworth, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG x128765

Stella Duckworth

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen carte-de-visite, 1874
NPG x128765

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by C. Schacher, after  Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG D33762

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by C. Schacher, after Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
lithograph, (1857 or 1861)
NPG D33762

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'Art must assist Photography' (Putto as Allegory of Painting)

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1856
NPG P2011(1)

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Unidentified young woman

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(2)

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by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(3)

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Unidentified woman (A devotee)

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(4)

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