Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

1 portrait of Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, by Walter Stoneman, 1927 - NPG x16913 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell

by Walter Stoneman
platinotype on card mount, 1927
6 1/2 in. x 4 3/4 in. (164 mm x 120 mm)
Commissioned, 1927
Photographs Collection
NPG x16913


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  • Walter Stoneman (1876-1958), Photographer. Artist associated with 17857 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.

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In 1917 Walter Stoneman, chief operator for J Russell & Sons, became the first official photographer for the National Portrait Gallery's National Photographic Record. Over the following forty years he photographed over 6000 mainly male subjects, suggested by the photographer and approved by the Trustees. In his Who's Who entry Stoneman described his recreation as 'studying human nature'.

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