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Elliott & Fry exhibition prints, 1863-1930

The firm of Elliott and Fry, founded in 1863 was one of the most important in the history of studio portraiture in London. Opened by Joseph John Elliott (1835-1903) and Clarence Edmund Fry (1840-1897) their first premises were a series of studios at 55 Baker Street. In 1922 new premises were opened at 63 Baker Street where they remained until 1963. The firm employed a variety of operators who took the photographs including Francis Henry Hart and Alfred James Philpott in the Edwardian era, Herbert Lambert and Walter Benington in the 1920s and 1930s and subsequently William Flowers. In the early 1940s the studio was bombed and most of the early negatives were destroyed. Shortly after the firm's Centenary in 1963 it was taken over by and amalgamated with Bassano & Vandyk.

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Richard Cobden, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127422

Richard Cobden

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1863
NPG x127422

Lady Augusta Rouse, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127478

Lady Augusta Rouse

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1869
NPG x127478

Joseph Parker, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127473

Joseph Parker

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1871
NPG x127473

Unknown woman; Theodore Belfare, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127408

Unknown woman; Theodore Belfare

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1872
NPG x127408

Wilkie Collins, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127424

Wilkie Collins

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1878
NPG x127424

Mary ('Patsy') Cornwallis-West (née Fitzpatrick), by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127425

Mary ('Patsy') Cornwallis-West (née Fitzpatrick)

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1878
NPG x127425

'Brealey Group', by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127415

'Brealey Group'

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1878
NPG x127415

Mrs Brealey, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127414

Mrs Brealey

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1878
NPG x127414

William Ewart Gladstone, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127432

William Ewart Gladstone

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 31 March 1879
NPG x127432

May Fortescue (née Finney), by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127430

May Fortescue (née Finney)

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1879
NPG x127430

Joe Chamberlain, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127419

Joe Chamberlain

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1880
NPG x127419

Franz Liszt, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127459

Franz Liszt

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1880
NPG x127459

Sir Richard Owen, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127468

Sir Richard Owen

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1880s
NPG x127468

Richard Wagner, by Chevalier Luigi Bernieri, for  Elliott & Fry - NPG x127492

Richard Wagner

by Chevalier Luigi Bernieri, for Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1881
NPG x127492

John Bright, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127416

John Bright

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1882
NPG x127416

Angela Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127418

Angela Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1882
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x127418

Lily Harcourt, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127439

Lily Harcourt

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1883
NPG x127439

Mrs Jardine, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127445

Mrs Jardine

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1883
NPG x127445

Stephanus Johannes Paulus ('Paul') Kruger, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127452

Stephanus Johannes Paulus ('Paul') Kruger

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1883
NPG x127452

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127401

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1883
NPG x127401

Matthew Arnold, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127404

Matthew Arnold

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, circa 1883
NPG x127404

Mrs Dalton, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127427

Mrs Dalton

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1884
NPG x127427

Henry Hawkins, Baron Brampton, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127440

Henry Hawkins, Baron Brampton

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1884
NPG x127440

Henry Hawkins, Baron Brampton, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127441

Henry Hawkins, Baron Brampton

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1884
NPG x127441

Marion Hood (née Sarah Ann Isaac), by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127442

Marion Hood (née Sarah Ann Isaac)

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1884
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x127442

Miss Jones, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127447

Miss Jones

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1884
NPG x127447

Mrs Potter, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127475

Mrs Potter

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 9 August 1884
NPG x127475

Lady Seymour, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127481

Lady Seymour

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 6 February 1884
NPG x127481

Ellen Terry, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127489

Ellen Terry

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1884
NPG x127489

Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, by Francis Henry Hart, for  Elliott & Fry - NPG x127495

Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1884
NPG x127495

William Booth, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127412

William Booth

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1884
NPG x127412

Sir Andrew Clark, 1st Bt, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127421

Sir Andrew Clark, 1st Bt

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1885
NPG x127421

Thomas Henry Huxley, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127443

Thomas Henry Huxley

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1885
NPG x127443

A. Johnson, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127446

A. Johnson

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1885
NPG x127446

Mrs Talk, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127486

Mrs Talk

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1885
NPG x127486

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro), by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127402

Mary Anderson (Mrs de Navarro)

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1886
NPG x127402

Edward White Benson, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127409

Edward White Benson

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1886
NPG x127409

Phyllis Broughton, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127417

Phyllis Broughton

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1887
NPG x127417