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Book of Fair Women: photographs by E.O. Hoppé, 1910-21

The Book of Fair Women was published in a limited edition of 560 numbered copies, first in Britain and then in America and Germany. The book contained thirty-two photogravure plates of Hoppé’s portraits of beautiful women from around the world. The German edition had four additional plates, taken by the daughter of Hoppé’s friend and mentor, the leading German portraitist Rudolf Dührkoop, Minya Diez-Dührkoop.

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Carmen Tórtola Valencia, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132935

Carmen Tórtola Valencia

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 1910
NPG Ax132935

Armen Ohanian (née Sophia Pirboudaghian), by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132943

Armen Ohanian (née Sophia Pirboudaghian)

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 1911
NPG Ax132943

Sophie Fedorova, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132939

Sophie Fedorova

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, July 1912
NPG Ax132939

Mlle Raymonde Thuillier, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132933

Mlle Raymonde Thuillier

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 1915
NPG Ax132933

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich), by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132928

Lady Diana Cooper (Diana (née Manners), Viscountess Norwich)

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 1916
NPG Ax132928

Mika Mikun, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132940

Mika Mikun

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 1916
NPG Ax132940

Olga Morrison, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132941

Olga Morrison

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 1916
NPG Ax132941

Maria Isabel Regina Aspasia Vaughan (née de Bittencourt), Countess of Lisburne, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132950

Maria Isabel Regina Aspasia Vaughan (née de Bittencourt), Countess of Lisburne

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 26 November 1916
NPG Ax132950

Hebe (née Constance Irene Vesselier, later Mrs Kingsland), by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132927

Hebe (née Constance Irene Vesselier, later Mrs Kingsland)

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 1917
NPG Ax132927

Kathlene Martyn, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132930

Kathlene Martyn

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, circa 1917
NPG Ax132930

Flore Revalles, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132934

Flore Revalles

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, circa 1917
NPG Ax132934

Signora Comanetti, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132937

Signora Comanetti

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, circa 1917
NPG Ax132937

Maria Di Castellani, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132938

Maria Di Castellani

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 1917
NPG Ax132938

Henrietta Grace Mulholland (née D'Arcy), Lady Dunleath of Ballywalter, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132932

Henrietta Grace Mulholland (née D'Arcy), Lady Dunleath of Ballywalter

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 6 November 1918
NPG Ax132932

Pepita Bobadilla (née Nelly Louise Burton) (Mrs Haddon Chambers), by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132951

Pepita Bobadilla (née Nelly Louise Burton) (Mrs Haddon Chambers)

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, October 1919
NPG Ax132951

Julia Hoyt (née Robbins), by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132945

Julia Hoyt (née Robbins)

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 1920
NPG Ax132945

Princess Monchsa, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132956

Princess Monchsa

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, circa 1920
NPG Ax132956

Dame Gladys Cooper, by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132929

Dame Gladys Cooper

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 23 June 1921
NPG Ax132929

Fedora Roselli ((Edith) Dora Bernard (née Hodges)), by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé - NPG Ax132936

Fedora Roselli ((Edith) Dora Bernard (née Hodges))

by Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé
photogravure, 20 October 1921
NPG Ax132936