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Oscar Gustaf Rejlander

(circa 1813-1875), Photographer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 90 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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'Study of Hands', by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(48)

'Study of Hands'

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, circa 1854
NPG P2011(48)

'Study of the Head of John the Baptist in a Charger', by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(62)

'Study of the Head of John the Baptist in a Charger'

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, circa 1855
NPG P2011(62)

Mary Rejlander (née Bull), by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(63)

Mary Rejlander (née Bull)

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, circa 1855
NPG P2011(63)

'Art must assist Photography' (Putto as Allegory of Painting), by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(1)

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

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

'The Virgin in prayer', by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(68)

'The Virgin in prayer'

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, circa 1857
NPG P2011(68)

Unidentified man, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(69)

Unidentified man

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, circa 1857
NPG P2011(69)

Unidentified young woman, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(2)

Unidentified young woman

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

Unidentified woman, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(3)

Unidentified woman

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

Unidentified woman (A devotee), by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(4)

Unidentified woman (A devotee)

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

Oscar Gustaf Rejlander; Mary Rejlander (née Bull), by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(5)

Oscar Gustaf Rejlander; Mary Rejlander (née Bull)

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(5)

Unidentified young woman (Prayer), by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(7)

Unidentified young woman (Prayer)

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(7)

Unidentified woman, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(9)

Unidentified woman

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(9)

Unidentified woman, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(10)

Unidentified woman

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(10)

Unidentified child, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(11)

Unidentified child

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(11)

Unidentified girl, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(12)

Unidentified girl

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(12)

Unidentified young woman, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(13)

Unidentified young woman

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(13)

Unidentified young woman, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(14)

Unidentified young woman

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(14)

Unidentified young woman, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(15)

Unidentified young woman

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(15)

Minnie Constable, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(16)

Minnie Constable

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(16)

Unidentified young woman, by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander - NPG P2011(17)

Unidentified young woman

by Oscar Gustaf Rejlander
albumen print, 1860-1866
NPG P2011(17)

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