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Henry Dixon & Son (active 1887-1900s), Photogravure maker

Artist associated with 28 portraits
Henry Dixon was a British photographer working in London during the 1870s and 1880s. Dixon is best known for his series of photographs commissioned by the Society for Photographing Relics of Old London, of buildings that were threatened with demolition. He is also known for his animal photographs taken at London Zoo, which was close to his home. His son Thomas J. Dixon worked with him.

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Maria Edgeworth

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Michael Pakenham Edgeworth
vintage copy print of calotype, circa 1938 (1846-1847)
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Maria Edgeworth

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Michael Pakenham Edgeworth
vintage copy print of calotype, circa 1938 (1846)
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Thomas Woolner

by Henry Dixon & Son
albumen print, arched top, 1860s
NPG x5141

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Sir George Scharf

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Walter William Ouless
cabinet card, 1889 (1885)
NPG Ax134834

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Sir Edward Fry

by Henry Dixon & Son
platinotype on card mount, 1890s
NPG x14367

D35566

Warren Hastings

by Henry Dixon & Son, after George Romney
photogravure, before 1903 (circa 1795)
NPG D35566

D36443

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield

by Henry Dixon & Son, after John Collier
photogravure, before 1946 (1897)
NPG D36443

D35936

John Zephaniah Holwell

by Henry Dixon & Son, probably after Robert Edge Pine
platinum print, 1887-1894
NPG D35936

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John Dent Goodman

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Walter William Ouless
albumen print, (1890)
NPG D34598

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John Dent Goodman

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Walter William Ouless
platinum print, (1890)
NPG D34599

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Sir Elijah Impey

by Henry Dixon & Son, possibly after Johann Joseph Zoffany
photograph, before 1890
NPG D36440

D20765

Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Alphonse Legros
photogravure, circa 1900
NPG D20765

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Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Alphonse Legros
photogravure, circa 1900
NPG D9716

D38008

Robert Wallace

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Reginald Grenville Eves
photogravure, after 1907
NPG D38008

D20794

Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto

by Henry Dixon & Son, after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
photogravure, circa 1911
NPG D20794

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Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto

by Henry Dixon & Son, after (Marion Margaret) Violet Manners (née Lindsay), Duchess of Rutland
photogravure, circa 1911
NPG D9863

D20800

Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Sir Francis Bernard ('Frank') Dicksee
photogravure, (1917)
NPG D20800

D9787

Lewis Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Sir Francis Bernard ('Frank') Dicksee
photogravure, (1917)
NPG D9787

D32067

Francis Herbert Bradley

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Reginald Grenville Eves
photogravure, circa 1930
NPG D32067

D39962

John James Robert Manners, 7th Duke of Rutland

by Henry Dixon & Son, after Walter William Ouless
photograph, (1886)
NPG D39962

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