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Esmé Collings (1859-1936), Photographer, miniature painter and film maker

Arthur Albert ('Esmé') Collings

Artist associated with 3 portraits
Arthur Albert ('Esme') Collings worked originally with his father Esme H. Collings in Brighton. They formed a partnership with William Friese-Greene in 1885. Collings also worked in Liverpool before moving to London, opening studios on Bond Street and later on New Bond Street. He specialised in miniatures on vellum as well as more conventional platinotypes.

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Kathleen Florence May (née Candy), Duchess of Newcastle as Princess Dashkova

by Arthur Albert ('Esmé') Collings, photogravure by Walker & Boutall
photogravure, 1897; published 1899
NPG Ax41254


Miss Sassoon as a Japanese Lady

by Arthur Albert ('Esmé') Collings, photogravure by Walker & Boutall
photogravure, 1897; published 1899
NPG Ax41224


Lady Lettice Joan Harrison (née Cholmondeley, later Lady Shepard) in the guise of a Gleaner

by Arthur Albert ('Esmé') Collings
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 29 December 1900
NPG x136696

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