© National Portrait Gallery, London
Edward John Gregory
by Elliott & Fry Click on the links below to find out more
albumen cabinet card, mid-late 1890s
5 5/8 in. x 3 7/8 in. (144 mm x 99 mm) image size
Given by Marion Harry Spielmann, 1939
- Edward John Gregory (1850-1909), Painter in oils and watercolour. Sitter in 4 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
- Elliott & Fry (active 1863-1962). Artist associated with 10980 portraits.
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