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A.J. Melhuish (1829-1895)

Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish

Artist associated with 44 portraits
In 1854 Arthur Melhuish patented a roll-back for waxed paper, and he demonstrated the device to Prince Albert in 1856. He became Honorary Secretary to the Amateur Photographic Association, formed in 1861, which had the Prince of Wales as President. He worked with various other photographers in several partnerships. In 1873 he was created Photographer Royal to the Shah of Persia following his visit to London during that year.

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x22562

Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x22562

Ax39724

Sir John Rolt

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39724

Ax46333

Frederick Thesiger, 1st Baron Chelmsford

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax46333

x36133

Tessy Gunniss

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x36133

x1571

Jane Elizabeth (née Liddell), Viscountess Barrington

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x1571

Ax29659

John Winston Spencer Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG Ax29659

Ax39881

Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863-1871
NPG Ax39881

x197553

Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863-1871
NPG x197553

Ax29660

John Winston Spencer Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlborough

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865 or before
NPG Ax29660

Ax46444

Unidentified boy

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1865-1871
NPG Ax46444

x6858

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales as Lord of the Isles

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen cabinet card, 1871
NPG x6858

Ax131372

Prince Arthur, 1st Duke of Connaught and Strathearn as Prince Charlie

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
woodburytype, published 18 March 1876 (1871)
NPG Ax131372

x8751

Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, Duchess of Argyll

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
woodburytype on paper mount, published 15 April 1876 (1871)
NPG x8751

x197569

King Edward VII as Lord of the Isles

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 6 July 1871
NPG x197569

x134169

Nasser al-Din, Shah of Persia with an attendant

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, 1873
NPG x134169

x23492

Queen Alexandra as Mary, Queen of Scots

probably by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish, published by Figaro Office
woodburytype, 21 July 1874
NPG x23492

x13389

Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1875
NPG x13389

x17117

Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1875
NPG x17117

x132953

Edward Henry Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby

by Arthur James ('A.J.') Melhuish
woodburytype on programme page, published 27 February 1875
NPG x132953