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Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn

(1847-1908)

Artist associated with 69 portraits
Born in Germany, Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn spent his youth in Poland. He fled to England for political reasons, where he began a photographic career, working for Daniel Downey in Newcastle upon Tyne. Mendelssohn subsequently set up his own studio there in 1873, first on Oxford Street and then on Northumberland Street. He moved to London in 1883, establishing studios on Cathcart Road, South Kensington, and Pembridge Crescent, Bayswater. A member of the Royal Photographic Society from 1884, Mendelssohn was also a founder member of the Professional Photographers Association.

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Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG P1700(3b)

Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen print, before 1894
NPG P1700(3b)

Thomas Hodgkin, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG x15583

Thomas Hodgkin

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1879
NPG x15583

Henry Graves, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG Ax5572

Henry Graves

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG Ax5572

Mary Drew (née Gladstone), by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG x22253

Mary Drew (née Gladstone)

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x22253

Ethel King, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG x22267

Ethel King

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x22267

Laura (née Waldegrave), Countess of Selborne, by Walker & Boutall, after  Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG x22496

Laura (née Waldegrave), Countess of Selborne

by Walker & Boutall, after Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
photogravure, (1880-1885)
NPG x22496

Sir Robert Rawlinson, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG Ax5563

Sir Robert Rawlinson

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen cabinet card, 1882-1887
NPG Ax5563

Leopold Hamilton Myers; Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG Ax68346

Leopold Hamilton Myers; Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen print, circa 1883
NPG Ax68346

Leopold Hamilton Myers; Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG Ax68347

Leopold Hamilton Myers; Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen print, circa 1883
NPG Ax68347

Leopold Hamilton Myers; Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG Ax68348

Leopold Hamilton Myers; Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen print, circa 1883
NPG Ax68348

Leopold Hamilton Myers, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG Ax68349

Leopold Hamilton Myers

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen print, circa 1883
NPG Ax68349

Robert William Forrest, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG Ax5567

Robert William Forrest

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen cabinet card, mid 1880s
NPG Ax5567

Ellen Terry, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG Ax5571

Ellen Terry

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen cabinet card, 1883
NPG Ax5571

Annie Besant (née Wood), by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG x35192

Annie Besant (née Wood)

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen cabinet card, mid 1880s
NPG x35192

Annie Besant (née Wood), by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG x9201

Annie Besant (née Wood)

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen print, mid 1880s
NPG x9201

William Ewart Gladstone, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG x128428

William Ewart Gladstone

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen cabinet card, 1 November 1884
NPG x128428

William Ewart Gladstone, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG x5961

William Ewart Gladstone

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen cabinet card, 1 November 1884
NPG x5961

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth, by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn - NPG x22630

Dame Ethel Mary Smyth

by Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn
albumen cabinet card, 1884
NPG x22630

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