Photographic holdings - Albums 163-228
Reserved for The Theatre: A Monthly Review of the Drama, Music and the Fine Arts, New Series, Vol. XVIII (1 July – 1 December 1891) (Album 163)
The Theatre: A Monthly Review of the Drama, Music and the Fine Arts, New Series, Vol. XIX (1 January – 1 June 1892) (Album 164)
Edited by Bernard Capes and Charles Eglington. Published by Eglington & Co., 78 & 78a Great Queen Street, W.C.
Includes 12 photographs by W. & D. Downey, Alfred Ellis, Alexander Bassano, Barrauds Ltd, Elliott & Fry and Hayman Seleg Mendelssohn.
Sitters: Maud Jeffries; Edward O'Connor Terry as Percy Egerton-Bompas and Fanny Whiteside Brough as Mrs Egerton-Bompas in 'The Times'; Violet Armbruster; Weedon Grossmith; Ethel Matthews; William Henry Denny; Kate James; Henry Vernon Esmond; Annie Irish; Arthur Bingham Walkley; Mary Kingsley; Herbert Waring
Purchased in March 1984. Catalogued: Ax28824 – Ax28835
The Theatre: A Monthly Review of the Drama, Music and the Fine Arts, New Series, Vol. XX (1 July – 1 December 1892) (Album 165)
Edited by Charles Eglington. Published by Eglington & Co., 78 & 78a Great Queen Street, W.C.
Includes 10 photographs by Alfred Ellis.
Sitters: Aida Jenoure; 'Group from "Lady Windermere's Fan"' – Benjamin Webster, Adolphus Vane-Tempest, Nutcombe Gould, H.H. Vincent (Henry Hyam Vincent Barnett) and Sir George Alexander; 'Group from "La Statue du Commandeur"' – Monsieur Renoux, Monsieur Courtès, Mademoiselle Litini, A. Tarride, M. Chassin, Monsieur Albony and Monsieur Burguet; Irene Vanbrugh; Georgie Esmond; Frank Gillmore; Evelyn Millard; Arthur Wyndham Playfair; Clara Jecks; Nutcombe Gould
Purchased in March 1984. Catalogued: Ax28836 – Ax28845
The Theatre: A Monthly Review of the Drama, Music and the Fine Arts, New Series, Vol. XXI (1 January – 1 June 1893) (Album 166)
Edited by Charles Eglington. Published by Eglington & Co., 78 & 78a Great Queen Street, W.C.
Includes 12 photographs by Alfred Ellis.
Sitters: Claude Carton; Harry Paulton as Peter Amos Dunn and Beatrice Lamb as Niobe in 'Niobe'; 'A Group from "Liberty Hall"' – Sir George Alexander, Marion Bessie Terry, Benjamin Webster, Maude Millett, Thomas Edward Corrie Burns Righton, Edith Ailsa Geraldine Craig, Alfred Holles and H.H. Vincent (Henry Hyam Vincent Barnett); Estelle Burney; William John ('W.J.') Holloway; 'Group from "Hypatia"' – Lewis Waller, Julia Emilie Neilson and Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree; May Lever Palfrey; W.G. Elliot; Benjamin Webster; Ellaline Terriss as Lady Wilhelmina Belturbet, Lily Hanbury as Lady Noeline Belturbet and Pattie Browne as Lady Thomasin Belturbet in 'The Amazons'; Mrs Patrick Campbell as Clarice Berton in 'The Black Domino'; Arthur Elwood
Purchased in March 1984. Catalogued: Ax28846 – Ax28857
Reserved for The Theatre, Vol. XXII (1 July – 1 December 1893) (Album 167)
Reserved for The Theatre, Vol. XXIII (1 January – 1 June 1894) (Album 168)
The Theatre, Vol. XXIV (1 July – 1 December 1894) (Album 169)
Includes 12 photographs by Alfred Ellis and Hills & Saunders.
Sitters: Maud Hobson in 'The Gaiety Girl'; Herbert Waring as Sir Brice Skene and Sir George Alexander as David Remon in 'The Masqueraders'; 'The Sisters Levey' (Adèle Levey; May Levey; Carlotta Levey); Weedon Grossmith as Archibald Rennick in 'The New Boy'; Julia Emilie Neilson; Fred Terry; Kate Rorke; Edward Smith Willard; Olga Isabel Nethersole as Sylvia in 'The Transgressor'; Lewis Waller; Winifred Emery; Cyril Francis Maude
Purchased in March 1984. Catalogued: Ax28858 – Ax28869
The Theatre, Vol. XXV (1 January – 1 June 1895) (Album 170)
Includes 12 photographs by Alfred Ellis, Window & Grove, Walery and Reutlinger.
Sitters: Violet Vanbrugh; Sir John Hare; Jessie Bond as Nanna in 'His Excellency'; Arthur Bourchier; Sir Henry Irving; Ellen Terry; Marion Bessie Terry; William Terriss; Adelina Patti; Mrs Patrick Campbell as Mrs Agnes Ebbsmith in 'The Notorious Mrs Ebbsmith'; Sarah Bernhardt as Mélisande in 'La Princesse Lointaine'; Herbert Waring
Purchased in March 1984. Catalogued: Ax28870 – Ax28881
Reserved for The Theatre, Vol. XXVI (1 July – 1 December 1895) (Album 171)
The Theatre, Vol. XXVII (1 January – 1 June 1896) (Album 172)
Includes 12 photographs by W. & D. Downey, Alfred Ellis and Barrauds Ltd.
Sitters: Mrs Patrick Campbell as Juliet and Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson as Romeo in 'Romeo and Juliet'; Eva Moore and Henry Vernon Esmond; Annie Hughes and Edmund Maurice; Lena Ashwell; Wilson Barrett as Marcus Superbus in 'The Sign of the Cross'; Maud Jeffries as Mercia in 'The Sign of the Cross'; Sir Charles Wyndham as David Garrick in 'David Garrick'; Rosina Filippi; Lily Hanbury; Esmé Beringer; Evelyn Millard; Grace Warner and Charles Warner
Purchased in March 1984. Catalogued: Ax28882 – Ax28893
Reserved for The Theatre, Vol. XXVIII (1 July – 1 December 1896) (Album 173)
Reserved for The Theatre, Vol. XXIX (1 January – 1 June 1897) (Album 174)
The Theatre: Monthly Review & Magazine, Vol. XXX (1 July – 1 December 1897) (Album 175)
Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Stationers’ Hall Court, E.C.
Includes 12 photographs by Window & Grove, W. & D. Downey and Alfred Ellis.
Sitters: Ellen Terry as Madame Sans Gêne in 'Madame Sans Gêne'; Gabrielle Réjane as Madame Sans Gêne in 'Madame Sans Gêne'; Julia Arthur; Irene Vanbrugh; Julie Opp as Princess Pannonia in 'The Princess and the Butterfly'; Harry Nicholls; Letty Lind; Frank Kemble Cooper; Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson as Hamlet in 'Hamlet'; Mrs Patrick Campbell as Ophelia in 'Hamlet'; Cora Urquhart Brown Potter; Harold Kyrle Bellew
Purchased in March 1984. Catalogued: Ax28894 – Ax28905
Yesterdays with Authors by James T.Fields
Book published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in Boston and New York for the University Press, Cambridge, 1900 (Album 176)
Contains photogravure reproduction of Julia Margaret Cameron's portrait of James T.Fields and 8 other photogravures from photographs including William Makepeace Thackeray, Dr John Brown of Edinburgh, a group photograph of Nathaniel Hawthorne, James Thomas Fields and Wiliam Davis Ticknor, Cornelius Conway Fenton, Oliver Wendell Holmes and James Russell Lowell and others after paintings.
Acquisition numbers Ax29920 - Ax29927
Photographic Groups of Eminent Personages (Album 177)
Dark red album 13 x 11inches containing six plates numbered A -F of albumen prints showing large montage head and should portraits of eminent men of the Victorian period including international subjects from Europe and America accompanied by a series of diagramatic keys to their identities within in the pyramidal structure of the montage.
Plate A shows 103 "Celebrities in the Church, Science, Literature, and Art"
Including "no 1 Late Prof Freeman of Oxford, Historian, no 6 (shown at centre top pinnacle point) Sir Frederic Leighton, President of the Royal Academy,
no 17. Max O'Rell, popular French Author and Lecture ,no. 44 M. Louis Pasteur, distinguished French Professor, no 76 Stanley J.Weyman, Novelist, no 95 Anthony Froude, historian, no 99 (central figure in bottom) Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate and no 103 late Hugh Miller, Geologist.
Plate B " Modern Celebrities: Political, Legal, etc"
113 identified subjects included (top row, centre ) no 6 Baron Ferdinand De Rothschild, M.P., no 47 (central figure) His Grace the Duke of Devonshire, and nos 108 and 109 (in garlanded frame in centre of bottom row) Rt. Hon W.E.Gladstone, M.P. and 109 Most Noble the Marquis of Salisbury and 113 the late Marqis Teng.
Plate C "Musical, Operatic and Dramatic Celebrities"
87 identified subjects including no 6 (top row centre) Late Mr Joseph Maas as Faust,
central figure no 45 ( in inset frame) Henry Irving, shown below no 35 Madame Sarah Bernhardt and above nos 61 and 62 (in reed archway) Miss Elsie CAREW and Miss Maud Cathcart, bottom left corner no 86 Dunward Lely as Don Juan and no 87 bottom row far right John Stainer, Musical Director.
Plate D "Musical Operatic and Dramatic Celebrities" (all female)
78 identified subjects including no 26 (central figure in frame) Madame Adelina Patti,
top row centre, no 4, Madame Albani. Others include no 40 Lady Dunlo, now Countess Clancarty and previously Belle Bilton, no 50 Miss Constance Gilchrist, now Countess of Orkney, and No 25 Lillie Langtry.
Plate E "Musical Operatic and Dramatic Celebrities"
108 identified subjects including in centre frame No 51 Mary Anderson, no 1 (top left corner)) David Lamond, Pianist, no 11 (top right corner) M.Gounod, Composer. No 96 (bottom left corner) Miss Maud Millet and no 106 (bottom left corner) Monsieur Virgent in Le Prophet
Plate F "Military and Naval Celebrities"
103 identified subjects including (top row centre) no 6 HRH Duke of Cambridge,
(top left) no 1 Late Lord Raglan, (top right) no 11 General sir W F Williams, the Hero of Kars, (bottom row far left) no 91 General Sir F W Greenfell, (bottom row far right) no 103 Sir Alex Milne, Bt, Admiral of the Fleet , and in central frame in centre of bottom row, nos 96 and 97 Wellington and Napoleon.
Album presented by C. H. Collins Baker in April 1915
The Tichborne Claimant Trial Album (Album 178)
Frederic G. Hodsoll Albums (Albums 179-180)
See also Camera Portraits
Lord Tennyson and his Friends (Album 181)
‘A series of 25 portraits and frontispiece in photogravure from the negatives of Mrs. Julia Margaret Cameron and H.H.H. Cameron. Reminiscences by Anne Thackeray Ritchie with introduction by H.H. Hay Cameron’.
Published by T. Fisher Unwin, Paternoster Square, 1893.
Limited edition of 400 copies of which 150 were for sale in the United States of America. This copy is No. 1. Signed by H.H. Hay Cameron.
The plates appear in the following order:
1: Frontispiece to 'Alfred, Lord Tennyson and his Friends' by W.A. Smith
2: Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson after G.F. Watts
3: Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson by Julia Margaret Cameron
4: Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson by Julia Margaret Cameron
5: Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
6: Arthur Henry Hallam after Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
7: Emily Sarah (née Sellwood), Lady Tennyson after G.F. Watts
8: Thomas Carlyle by Julia Margaret Cameron
9: Robert Browning by Julia Margaret Cameron
10: William Ewart Gladstone after G.F. Watts
11: Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Bt by Julia Margaret Cameron
12: Hallam Tennyson, 2nd Baron Tennyson by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
13: Hon. Lionel Tennyson by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
14: Julia Margaret Cameron after G.F. Watts
15: George Frederic Watts by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
16: James Spedding after G.F. Watts
17: Charles Darwin by Julia Margaret Cameron
18: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Julia Margaret Cameron
19: Benjamin Jowett by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
20: Henry Montagu Butler by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
21: Anne Isabella (née Thackeray), Lady Ritchie by Julia Margaret Cameron
22: George Granville Bradley by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
23: James Russell Lowell by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
24: Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
25: (William) Edward Hartpole Lecky by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
26: Sir Henry Irving as Thomas à Beckett in Becket by Henry Herschel Hay Cameron
See NPG Ax29131 – Ax29149 and Ax199208 – Ax199214 inclusive
Acquired before 1939
Barrington-Vaughan Album (Album 182)
Large format album (17 x 13 inch), 74 pages containing 146 portrait photographs (albumen prints) relating to the family, friends and relations of the children of the 6th Viscount and Viscountess Barrington. Topographic photographs relating to family homes including views of Beckett, Newton Don, Shrivenham Church and Ravensworth Castle. Other photographs include views of Venice and Paris as well as reproductions of Raphael and other High Renaissance artists.
Sitters include: 4th Earl of Bathurst, 2nd Baron Bloomfield, Countess of Clarendon, Countess of Kenmare, Alice and Edith Liddell, Maria Therese Earle, Countess of Hardwicke, Countess of Lytton, Francis Russell Nixon, Alfred & Mrs Sartoris, Rev. Francis St John Thackeray and Samuel Wilberforce.
N.B. Robert Howlett's 1857 portrait of I.K. Brunel transferred to Primary Collection (P112).
Given by A.J.W. Vaughan, 1972
12 biographical index of sitters compiled April 1987.
Historical Portraits Photographed in the Crimea by Roger Fenton (Album 183)
Large album bound in red buckrum with gold lettering on cover with above title includes 29 salt prints mounted on large-format off white pre-printed pages as published by Thomas Agnew and sons between 1855 and 1856 "of photographs taken in the Crimea during the Spring and Summer of 1855." And dedicated to Queen Victoria.
Includes the following subjects :
George William Frederick Charles, 2nd Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904), Fitzroy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan 1789-1855, Aimable Jean-Jacques Pelissier, Duc de Malakoff (1794-1864), Sir James Simpson (1792-1868), Omar Pasha (1806-1871), Sir John William Gordon (1814-1870), Lieutenant-Colonel Sir John Campbell (1807-1855) with Captain Hume, Francis William Henry Fane, 12th Earl of Westmoreland (1825-1891), Sir Charles Ash Windham (1810-1870), Sir William John Codrington (1804-1884), Lord George Augustus Frederick Paget (1818-1880), Sir Richard England (1793-1883), Sir Colin Campbell, Baron Clyde (1792-1863), Sir Richard James Dacres (1799-1886) with Captain Hamley and Colonel Adye, Colonel Harding, General Labousiniere with General Beuret,
Sir John Lysaght Pennefather (1800-1872), Sir Harry David Jones (1791-1866)
James Bucknall Estcourt (1802-1855), Sir George De Lacy Evans (1787-1870),
Major-General Lockyer, Sir George Brown (1790-1865), Pierre-Francis Joseph Bosquet (1810-1861), Colonel Shewell, Sir James Yorke Scarlett (1799-1871) with Colonel Low, Sir George Buller 1802-1884), Sir Robert Garrett 1794-1869), Sir Henry John William Bentinck (1796-1878), and Prince Edward of Saxe Weimar (1823-1902)
Note. Inside front cover are two press cuttings, the fist dated September 15 1855 describing Fenton's project and the second shows page 557 from the Illustrated London News of November 10 1855 containing article "Mr Fenton's Crimean Photographs" with a crtical appreciation of their exhibition and an illustration in steel engraving of Fenton's Photographic Van.
Purchased from Stefan Lennert, May 1983
Acquisition numbers Ax24900 - Ax24928
Mayalls Celebrities of the London Stage (Album 184)
A series of photographic portraits in character. 8 monthly parts, nos. 1-8, priced at 1s. 6d each. Published by Messrs. A. Marion & Son, Soho Square. Bound in red leather binding with biographies and advertisement.
8 carte-de-visite sized prints mounted on card pages.
Sitters include: Charles James Matthews, Kate Bateman, Theodore Wachtel, Fanny Stirling, Edward Compton, John Baldwin Buckstone, Benjamin Webster.
Purchased 1986. Catalogued.
Red buckron bound volume embossed in gold with motif of foxes heads. Entitled 'A series of portraits by Ernest C. Elliott' (of Elliott & Fry) with biographical notes and a preface by F.G. Aflalo.
Published by John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1904.
Contains 50 Collotypes by Ernest C. Elliott of sitters including King Edward VII, King George V and Sir Pelham Warner.
N.B. Many loose prints from this volume acquired at an earlier date.
Representative Men of India (Album 186)
A collection of memoirs, with portraits of Indian princes, nobles, statesmen, philanthropists, officials and eminent citizens.
By Sorabji Jehangir, with an introduction by Sir George C.M, Birdwood. Published by W.H. Allen, 1889.
Large red and gold cloth bound volume containing 44 woodburytypes by various unidentified photographers together with biographies. 172 pages.
Sitters include: Lord Northbrooke, Marquess of Ripon, the Gaekwar of Baroda and Dudabhai Naoroji etc.
Living Lives. Work and Workers (Album 187)
Red buckron binding.
Contains 5 carte de visite photographs mounted on letterpress pages together with biographies and two essays on Ireland and Biography by an unidentified writer.
Published by Provost & Co 40 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden.
Portraits include: Gladstone, Bright, Carlyle, Captain Sir James Anderson and A.M. Sullivan, M.P.
38 pages. Purchased 1987.
Photographs (Album 188)
Red leather box in shape of a small book, containing 15 cabinet portraits and 1 carte de visite, entitled on spine ' PHOTOGRAPHS'
Subjects include: Sir George Scharf and his circle, including Philip Norman, Leonard C.C. Lindsay, R.J.H. Somerset, George Cullum, Mary Lygon, Lionel Cust, J. Luard Pattison and Queen Victoria.
Photographs by Frederick Hollyer, The Cameron Studio, Hughes & Mullins, Barraud, Notman, Byrne & Co., and Gunn & Stuart.
Given by Mrs Patricia Coleby, January 1981.
The Theatre: A Monthly Review of the Drama, Music and the Fine Arts, New Series, Vol. III (1 January – 1 June 1881) (Album 189)
Edited by Clement Scott. Published by Charles Dickens & Evans, 26 Wellington Street, London.
Includes 6 photographs by London Stereoscopic Company Ltd, Lock & Whitfield and Samuel Alexander Walker.
Sitters: Florence St John as Olivette in 'Olivette'; Myra Holme as Clara Dart in 'The Mighty Dollar'; Lizzie St Quinten in 'Mefisto'; Helen Barry as Mabel Huntingford in 'The World'; Nellie Farren, Edward O'Connor Terry, Kate Vaughan and Edward William Royce in 'The Forty Thieves'; Margaret Leighton
Purchased in March 1987. Catalogued: Ax35611 – Ax35616
The Theatre: A Monthly Review of the Drama, Music and the Fine Arts, New Series, Vol. V (1 January – 1 June 1882) (Album 190)
Edited by Clement Scott. Published by Charles Dickens & Evans, 26 Wellington Street, London.
Includes 6 photographs by London Stereoscopic Company Ltd and possibly other unidentified photographers.
Sitters: Ada Cavendish; Lillie Langtry; Leonora Braham as Patience in 'Patience'; Fanny Leslie as Robinson Crusoe in 'Robinson Crusoe'; Violet Cameron; Adelina Patti
Purchased in March 1987. Catalogued: Ax35617 – Ax35622
The Theatre: A Monthly Review of the Drama, Music and the Fine Arts, New Series, Vol. VI (1 July – 1 December 1882) (Album 191)
Edited by Clement Scott. Published by Charles Dickens & Evans, 26 Wellington Street, London.
Includes 6 photographs by Brown, Barnes & Bell, London Stereoscopic Company Ltd, St James's Photographic Company and possibly other unidentified photographers.
Sitters: Mary Rorke as Angelica Porter and Sir Charles Wyndham as Peregrine Porter in 'Fourteen Days'; Adela Measor; Cissy Grahame; Alma Murray; Harold Kyrle Bellew; Nelly (Nellie) Bromley
Purchased in March 1987. Catalogued: Ax35623 – Ax35628
Lafayette studio Royal Album Volume 1 (Album 192)
Display album of 56 pages 17 x 15in containing 147 prints of varying size
With damaged card covers
Sitters include Edward, Duke of Windsor, King George V1, Prince George, Duke of Kent, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood, Princess Marie-Louise of Schleswig-Holstein, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother in 1909 and 1922, Princess Nicholas of Greece with her daughters Princess Olga and Princess Elizabeth, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester with her sister Marchioness of Exeter, Grand Duchess Helen of Russia, Prince John and Edward V11 with Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany
Acquisition numbers Ax 26421 - Ax29384
Purchased 1986 Album 193: Lafayette studio Royal Album Volume 2
Our Celebrities (Album 194)
Vol. II, Issues 13-18 and Royal Christmas Issue, July-December 1889
Red and gold cloth bound volume containing 19 carbon prints by Walery, mounted on card with sitters' facsimile signatures. Each plate is accompanied by a biographical text of the sitter, edited by Walery. Published by Sampson Low & Co., London.
Sitters include: Princess Augusta, Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; Henry Edward Manning; Sir Sydney Waterlow, 1st Bt; Nasser al-Din, Shah of Persia; Alexander Duff, 1st Duke of Fife; Charles Beresford, Baron Beresford; Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett; Sir Henry Frederick Ponsonby; Sir James Whitehead, 1st Bt; Sir Squire Bancroft ; Marie, Lady Bancroft; Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton; Louis Pasteur; Alexandre Gustave Eiffel; Millicent (née St Clair-Erskine), Duchess of Sutherland; Frances Evelyn ('Daisy'), Countess of Warwick; Sir Robert Morier; Queen Victoria; King Edward VII
2 plates are missing from the album, but are represented as loose plates in the NPG collection.
Our Celebrities: Contemporary portraits of distinguished personalities of the day (Album 195)
Vol. II, Issues 19-24, January-June 1890
Red and gold cloth bound volume containing 17 carbon prints by Walery, mounted on card with sitters' facsimile signatures. Each plate is accompanied by a biographical text of the sitter, edited by Walery. Published by Sampson Low & Co., London.
Sitters include: Sir Theodore Martin; Adelina Patti; Sir Anthony Hiley Hoskins; Sir John Walter Huddleston; Fanny Bernard-Beere; Sir Edward Birkbeck, 1st Bt; Philippe, 9th Duc d'Orleans; Charles Ritchie, 1st Baron Ritchie of Dundee; Frederic William Farrar; Henry Fitzalan-Howard, 15th Duke of Norfolk; Justin McCarthy; Harry Furniss; James Anthony Froude; Sir Francesco Paolo Tosti; Richard Cross, 1st Viscount Cross; Sir Henry Morton Stanley; Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
1 plate is missing from the album, but is represented as a loose plate in the NPG collection
Dignitaries of the Church: A Valuable Picture Gallery of Eminent Churchmen (Albums 196-198)
Accompanied by concise biographies.
Published by Simpkin Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Ltd.
In 3 volumes of 18 parts each: July - December 1889, nos. 1-18, January - June 1890, nos. 1 - 18, July - December 1890, nos 1-18.
Each containing 18 carbon print portraits after photographs by Samuel A. Walker of 230 Regent Street, reproduced by Walter Low & Sons of London, accompanied on card page mounts with facsimile signatures.
Eveleen Myers Albums (Albums 199 and 200)
Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) (1856-1937) took up photography in 1888 to record her children. Although self-taught, her technique was influenced by contemporaries. She received technical advice from Albert George Dew Smith, a lens maker and talented amateur photographer. She also owned a number of original prints by Julia Margaret Cameron and posed her children in Cameronesque compositions. Her most accomplished works are her simply posed and naturally lit portrait heads, many of which were of the well-known contemporaries that she entertained in Cambridge and London. She also photographed her sister, the artist Dorothy Tennant, later wife of the African explorer Henry Morton Stanley.
The albums contain photographs by Myers, in addition to photographs of family and friends by other photographers.
Purchased in 1991.
Our Celebrities (Album 201)
Vol. III, Issues 25-30, July-December 1890
Red and gold cloth bound volume containing 18 carbon prints by Walery, mounted on card with sitters' facsimile signatures. Each plate is accompanied by a biographical text of the sitter, edited by Walery. Published by Sampson Low & Co., London.
Sitters include: Sir James Linton; Margaret (‘Marguerite’) Macintyre; Sydney Grundy; John Tyndall; Hope Temple; George Robert Sims; Pablo Sarasate; Christine Nilsson; John Thomas North; Ada Rehan; George Du Maurier; Dame Nellie Melba; William Thomson; Maria Louisa, Lady Monckton; Robert Williams Buchanan; Sir Frederic Hymen Cowen; Hugh Reginald Haweis; Sir Hall Caine
Purchased June 1992
Ernest Bevin Album (Album 202)
Red leather bound album with gilt lettering on cover.
Includes 20 pages with press photographs relating to the Labour Party and the opening of the Manchester offices of the Daily Herald newspaper in 1929.
Includes portraits of J.R. Clynes, J.S. Elias (Lord Southwood), Arthur Greenwood and Gracie Fields.
Given by Patrick Kinna, M.B.E., private secretary to Ernest Bevin, 1945-51, in June 1992.
Francis Goodman Album (Album 203)
Scrapbook compiled by Francis Goodman containing 6 large-format photographs and 105 2 ¼ inch-sized contact prints.
The photographs mainly date from the mid 1940s to the early 1950s, and the sitters represented derive from the worlds of royalty, society, literature, art, design, dance, film and theatre. They include: Anna May Wong; Sarah Churchill; Peter II, King of Yugoslavia with his wife and son; Margery Allingham; Sir Sacheverell Sitwell, 6th Bt and his wife Georgia; Cecil Beaton; Hermione Gingold; Peter Ustinov; Terence Rattigan; Eric Coates; Sir Ralph Richardson; James Mason with his wife Pamela; Graham Sutherland and his wife Katharine; Lida Ascher; Barbara White; Dodie Masterman; Anne (née Clifford), Viscountess Norwich; John Richardson; Geoffrey Bennison; James Bailey; Keith Vaughan; Diana Wynyard; Brenda Bruce; Dorothy Carrington (Lady Rose); Isobel Strachey; Pandit Ram Gopal; Anna Zinkeisen; Douglass Montgomery
There are also a number of contact prints taken in Capri, Italy in 1948, during the filming of The Golden Madonna (released 1949), showing the actors in character, relaxing on set and also some scenic views. The actors include Michael Rennie and Phyllis Calvert.
Letters to Goodman pasted into the scrapbook include:
- From Charles Benson, Chinese Embassy, on behalf of Madame Koo, thanking him for the prints (dated 18 July 1944)
-On behalf of the Queen of Yugoslavia making arrangements for their sitting (dated 10 September 1945)
-From the editor of ‘The Tatler and Bystander’ thanking Goodman for his work that year (dated 15 December 1947)
- From Cecil Beaton regarding his thoughts on Goodman’s photographs of him and selecting his favourite pose (undated, circa 1945)
- From James Mason indicating his selection of images from his sitting (undated)
- From Graham Sutherland indicating his and his wife’s favourite poses, details of his exhibition history and purchases of his works from major galleries/ collections, and of the art works that appear in the background of the photographs taken by Goodman (dated 5 June 1946)
- From Geoffrey Macnab, British Embassy, thanking Goodman for his photographs (dated 22 May, no year) (appears loose in scrapbook)
Goodman’s archive of original negatives was bequeathed to the National Portrait Gallery in 1989. Many of the negatives for the sittings in this album can be found here.
A display of Goodman’s work, Francis Goodman: Back in Focus, is on show at the National Portrait Gallery from 23 April until 3 November 2013.
Purchased from the photographer, 1988.
Catalogued (Ax39590 - Ax39692) and digitised.
Baroness D'Erlanger Album (Album 204)
Large format scrapbook and photograph album compiled by Catherine D'Erlanger, wife of Baron Frederic D'Erlanger 1868-1948, composer and businessman. The album reflects Catherine D'Erlanger's life and interests as a society hostess, patron of the arts, amateur artist, shell collector and interior decorator. Includes original photographs by Bassano, Hal Linden and Lafayette and others possibly taken by Alice Hughes, Baron De Meyer and Cecil Beaton. 82 large format pages, some water-stained and damaged.
‘Towards Democracy' by Edward Carpenter (Album 205)
Purchased in 1994.
‘The Testament of Beauty’ by Robert Bridges (Album 206)
Contains a photogravure portrait of poet Robert Bridges (1844-1930). See Ax45352.
Purchased in 1994.
Fletcher Eckert Album (Album 207)
Olive green clothbound 'Postcard' Album presented by Mr R L Fletcher. Album compiled by his grandmother Kate Eckert (later Coutts) around 1904 - 05.
Contains 117 Theatrical postcards by various photographers including Lizzie Caswall Smith, Johnston & Hoffman, Ellis & Walery. Bassano & London Stereoscope Co.
Sitters include: 'Little Tich', Dan Leno, Marie Lloyd, Violet Vanbrugh, Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson, Queenie Leighton, Sir Gerald Du Maurier, Ada Reeve, Sir Henry Irving etc.
plus: 6 loose vintage prints from 1920s and 30s, including Penelope Dudley Ward and Constance Carpenter.
The vast majority of items have been autographed.
Acquired December 1994.
'The Dramatic List' 1879 (Album 208)
Library No. 10077 (catalogued by library in 1982 but acquired earlier)
"A record of The Principal Performances of Living Actors, Actresses of the British Stage. With Criticisms from Contemporary Journals. Compiled and Edited by Charles Eyre Pascoe".
London, Hardwicke and Bogue, 192 Piccadilly, W1.
Small green buckram covered volume with gold lettering. Containing 12 Woodburytypes.
Sitters include: Dame Ellen Terry, Lady Bancroft, Arthur Cecil, Sir Henry Irving, Dame Madge Kendall.
George Scharf (Album 209)
From the series: 'Photographic Portraits of Men of Eminence in Literature, Science, and Art with Biographical Memoirs' Edited by Edward Walford. Published February 1867.
A slim, small red cloth bound volume with gold lettering. Contains 1 albumen print of Sir George Scharf (Acquisition No. AX31823) by Ernest Edwards.
Given by Lord Stanhope February 1960.
Frederick Hollyer family album (Album 210)
Red Leather bound album with brass fastening containing carte-de-visite and cabinet sized apertures. Partially full album contains 83 albumen cartes including early photographs by Frederick Hollyer (1837-1933) operating from his Sunning Lodge, Bartholomew Villas, Kentish Town address and photographs of Hollyer, his son and parents Samuel and Mary Hollyer. Also contains six fine platinotype portraits on gold-bordered mounts on his 9, Pembroke Square, West Kensington studio mounts.
Acquired May 1995
Frank O. Salisbury Album (Album 211)
Album relating to the painter Francis Owen ('Frank') Salisbury (1874-1962).
Brown buckram landscape format album containing photographs of the artist, his home 'Sarum Chase' in Hampstead (interior and the grounds) and copy photographs of some of his paintings (murals and portraits)
Transferred from the Archive and library
'Behind the Machine' (Album 212)
Slim ochre and black paper bound volume described as: ‘Behind the Machine: An Impression by Joseph Thorp with 10 studies by E.O. Hoppé'. Published 1922 Oriel Press, Wardour Street, London. Produced for the St James' Advertising and Publishing Co. Contains portraits and biographies of key employees. NPG acquisition numbers Ax76116-Ax76125
Transferred from the Archive, August 1995
The Crack Shots of England (Album 213)
Black leather bound carte-de-visite album with metal clasp, approx. 6 x 9 inches.
Hand-painted title page 'The Crack Shots of England'.
On reverse of title page inscribed; 'Cecil Grosvenor Wilson from his mother
Ida Grosvenor Wilson, August 1901'
150 albumen carte-de-visite photographs taken by various London, provincial and foreign studios of the 1860s including Camille Silvy, Kilburn, Disderi & Co., Mayall and Southwell Brothers.
Sitters include 1st Baron Brabourne, 7th Earl Cowper and 1st Baron Swansea.
NPG acquisition numbers Ax77065-Ax87097
Purchased December 1996
Country House Album of Lady Malcolm (Album 214)
Green leather bound album in landscape format approx 11 x 15 1/2 inches with gilt decoration in Art Noveau style and raised metal initials 'J.M.'. Bound by J.C. Vickery of Regent Street.
Compiled by Jeanne-Marie (née Langtry), Lady Malcolm (only daughter of Lillie Langtry and Prince Louis of Battenberg). Married Sir Ian Zachary Malcolm in 1902.
Contains 128 photographs and many autographs of leading Edwardian Society figures. Compiled between 1907 and 1912 it also 2 later group photographs, which include Queen Mary from 1923 and 1924. 69 of the prints include people either singularly or in groups, the remainder being landscapes, grounds and parkland, houses and buildings, interiors
Important identified sitters include Viscount Harcourt, Lord Curzon, Vita Sackville West, (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain and his wife Ivy Chamberlain.
Presented by the compiler's daughter, Mary Malcolm (Mrs Colin McFadyean)
See NPG Report 1997/98 for photograph of her by Michael Ward looking at a photograph of her grandmother Lillie Langtry by Lafayette at opening of the National Portrait Gallery High Society exhibition
Photographs of Doctors (Men of Science) (Album 215)
Brown cloth and leather bound album approx 13 x 10 inches. Spine missing and pages coming adrift A partly filled album of 36 photographs of eminent men of science compiled by Horatio Percy Symonds. Includes cartes-de-visite and cabinet portraits as well as larger albumen prints by photographers such as Maull & Polybank, Maull & Co, Barraud and Jerrard. Some are already represented in the collection. It also includes a fine photograph of Thomas Huxley and an earlier salt print of Professor Anstey.
Provenance: Given to A G Gibson by Mr Symonds in 1933
Acquisition numbers Ax87526-87550.
English Celebrities of the 19th Century Part One (Album 216)
Dark red leather bound album embossed with gold lettering and decoration
With montage image of the Royal Family inset on the cover.
Inside are albumen prints mounted on card pages of montaged groups- partly graphic and based on photographic portraits. Biographical text accompanies all the plates.
Plate One- Politicians - Conservative
Montage group of Earl Derby, Lord Cairns, Sir Stafford Northcote, Gathorne Hardy, Benjamin Disraeli, Earl Beaconsfield and the Marquis of Salisbury
Plate Two Politicians - Liberals
W.E.Gladstone, John Bright, W.E.Forster, Earl Granville, Lord Selbourne, Hon R.Lowe and Marquis of Hartington
Plate Three - Authors and Novelists
Lord Bulwer Lytton, Lord Macaulay, Thomas Carlyle, William Makepeace Thackeray, Charles Dickens, George MacDonald, A.J.Froude, Wilkie Collins, Anthony Trollope
Plate Four - Authors
Charles Lamb, John Stuart Mill, Charles Darwin, Herbert Spencer, Charles Kingsley, and John Ruskin
Plate Five - Science
Michael Faraday, Sir David Brewster, John Tyndall, Thomas Huxley, and Sir Charles Wheatstone.
Plate Six Artists
J.M.W. Turner, Sir David Wilkie, Sir Edwin Landseer, John Everett Millais,William Powell Frith and William Holman Hunt
Footnote at back of book "Note - Part 2 -The Completion of this work will be published early in 1877."
Orators, Statesmen, Authors, Novelist, Artists, Philosophers
Published by Hughes & Edmonds, Cheapside
Presented by Mrs Granville Proby in September 1944
Green cloth leather bound album measuring 13 by 10 inches with 89 pages containing 86 cartes-de-visite and 80 miscellaneous engraved portraits. Sitters of photographs include Queen Victoria and her grand-daughter Victoria of Hesse (p 25), Florence Nightingale (p 31), Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield (p 21) and William Gladstone (p 21). Many appear with accompanying signatures. Photographers include Disderi, G W Wilson, Mayer Brothers, Ernest Edwards and John and Charles Watkins. Presented by the Theatre Museum, March 2003.
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album One (Album 218)
Contains 118 numbered pages with 195 prints
Also includes two copy prints of "Ottoline Bentinck" by H.H. Cameron from 1900
Cover design possibly by Boris Anrep
Sitters include: Emily Chadbourne, Baroness Olga de Meyer, Edmond Nicolis, Count of Robilant and Cereaglio, Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson, Catherine Eastwood (née Peel), Claude Geoffroy-Dechaume, Lord Haldane, Edward Horner, Henry James, Augustus John, Dorelia McNeil, Julian John, Robin John, Mrs Kochlin, Henry Lamb, John Frederick Lambton, 5th Earl of Durham, Neville Stephen Lytton, 3rd Earl of Lytton, Harriette Morrell, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Phillip Morrell, Ethel Sands, Logan Pearsall Smith, Alice Watt (née Cavendish Bentinck), Elizabeth Wethered (née Cavendish Bentinck).
Locations include: UK: Peppard Cottage (Henley-on-Thames), Newington House, Black Hall (Oxfordshire), Mells (Somerset), Hampton Court (Surrey) and London. Austria: Gastein and Innsbruck. Italy: Verona, Venice, Padua, and Milan. Switzerland: Lucerne. France: Paris, Nimes, Vienne, Arles, Avignon and Aigues-Mortes.
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album Two (Album 219)
Contains 125 numbered pages holding 225 prints
Sitters include: Raymond Asquith, Katharine Frances Asquith (née Horner), Lord Henry Bentinck, Catherine Colomb (Marion Reymond, née Colomb), Augustus John, Desmond MacCarthy, Molly MacCarthy, Harriette Morrell, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Philip Morrell, Anne Peel, Catherine Peel, John Peel, Roger Peel, Stephen Peel, Sir Walter Raleigh, Ethel Sands, Lytton Strachey, Mildred Townshend, Christopher Warren, Virginia Woolf.
Locations include: UK: 44 Bedford Square (London), Peppard Cottage (Henley-on-Thames), Upwood Park, Black Hall, Newington House, The Wharf, Sutton Courtney (Berkshire), Studland (Dorset), Folkestone (Kent), Broughton nr Banbury, Breach House Cholsey, (Berkshire) and Gawthorpe Hall Padiham, nr. Burnley. Italy: Venice, Rome. France: Paris, La Bourboule and Aix-en-Provence. Switzerland: Lausanne, Leysin
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album Three (Album 220)
Contains 125 numbered pages with 480 prints (two pages labelled Katherine Mansfield have been removed). Some loose pages.
Sitters include: Marc Allégret, Clifford Allen, H. H. Asquith 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Katharine Frances Asquith (née Horner), Clive Bell, Vanessa Bell, Lord Henry Bentinck, Elisabeth Bibesco, Augustine & Tony Birrell, Edmund Blunden, Mary Blunden (née Daines), Helen Violet Bonham Carter, Baroness Asquith, Dorothy Brett, Sylvia Brooke (née Brett) Ranee of Sarawak, Professor Frederick Brown, Dorothy Bussy, Simon Bussy, Gilbert Cannan, Dora Carrington, Eric Chappelow, Mrs Clutton-Brock, Eric Dickinson, Goldsworthy L. Dickinson, Pierre Drieu la Rochelle, Tommy W. Earp, T. S. Eliot, Vivien Eliot, Mildred Ellis, E. M. Forster, David Garnett, Mark Gertler, André Gide, Lionel Gomm (née Lionnel Harry Weedon Collinson), Charles Gore (Anglican Bishop of Oxford, Eva Gore-Booth, Duncan Grant, Osmond Thomas Grattan Esmonde, 12th Bt, Robert Graves, Flora Grieson, Lord Harcourt, Philip Heseltine (Peter Warlock), Barbara Hiles, Lady Horner, Mary St. John Hutchinson, Aldous Huxley, Juliette Huxley (née Baillot), Maria Huxley (née Nys), Mathew Huxley, Michio Itow, John Maynard Keynes, Lalage (Julian's cousin), D. H. Lawrence, Edward G. D. Living, Michael Llewelyn-Davies, Ramsay MacDonald, Michael MacCarthy, Molly MacCarthy, Alan MacIver, Miles Malleson, Judith Masefield, H. W. Massingham, Howard Moise, Evan Morgan, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Philip Morrell, May Morris, Arthur Murry, John Middleton Murry, Geoffrey Nelson, Robert Nichols, Harry Norton, Rex (Ralph) Partridge, Frank Prewett, Robert Ross, Bertrand Russell, Alix Sargant-Florence, Siegfried Sassoon, John T. Sheppard, Gerald and Fredegond Shove, Lucy Silcox, Gilbert and Stanley Spencer, Lytton Strachey, Hassan Shahid Suhrawardy, Walter Taylor, Boris Von Anrep. John H. Whitehouse, Mildred Wooddruff, Dorothy Wrinch, W. B. Yeats.
Locations include: UK: Garsington Manor, Beckley, (Oxfordshire), Cookham (Berkshire), Mells (Somerset). France: Dieppe
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album Four (Album 221)
Contains 133 numbered pages with 552 prints
Sitters include: Anthony Asquith, Emma Alice Margaret (Margot), Countess of Oxford and Asquith, H. H. Asquith 1st Earl of Oxford, Katharine Frances Asquith (née Horner), Vanessa Bell, Lord Francis Morven Bentinck, Lord Henry Bentinck, Lady Olivia Bentinck (née Taylour), Elizabeth Bibesco, Augustine Birrell, Edmund and Mary Blunden, Simon Bussy, Lord David Cecil, Lady Rachel Cecil (née MacCarthy), Lady Gwendeline Churchill, John Cournos, Colin De la Mare, Jean de Menasce, André Derain, G. Lowes Dickinson, T.W.D. Dyson, Vivien Eliot, E M Forster, Sylvester Gates, Robert Gathorne-Hardy, L. P. Hartley, Mark Gertler, Colin and Margery Gill, Oliver St. John Golarty, Kenneth Grahame, Duncan Grant, Lord Haldane, Aldous Huxley, Maria Huxley (née Nys), Julian Huxley, Juliette Huxley (née Baillot), Jerome K. Jerome, Winifred Knight, Percy Wyndham Lewis, Dermot MacCarthy, Desmond and Molly MacCarthy, Jean Marchand, Judith Masefield, Noel Moore, Harriette Morrell, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Philip Morrell, William Force Stead, Frank Prewett, Philip Ritchie, Rosie Rose, John Rothenstein, Bertrand Russell, Dora Russell (née Black), Edward Sackville-West, Charles Sanger, Seigfried Sassoon, Alexander Scott, Donna Elena Scudder, John T. Sheppard, Eric Siepmann, Dede, Billy and Jimmie Smith, Sebastian Sprott, Gilbert and Stanley Spencer, Cecil J. Sprigge, John Strachey, Lytton Strachey, L.A.G. Strong, J. W. N. Sullivan, Walter Taylor, H. M. Tomlinson, Delphine & Walter J. Turner, Helen Von Anrep (née Maitland), Mildred Woodruff, Virginia Woolf, W. B. Yeats, Georgie Yeats (née Hyde-Lees).
Locations include: UK: Garsington Manor (Oxfordshire), Boarstall Tower nr. Aylesbury, Stratford on Avon, Underley Hall (Lake District), Studland (Dorset). Italy: Rome, Villa d'Este (Tivoli), Villa Lante (Bagnaia), Villa Farnese (Caprarola), Anzio, Assissi.
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album Five (Album 222)
Contains 132 numbered pages with 524 prints
Lady Ottoline Morrell (photographed by Kyrle Leng, 1923)
Sitters include: Helen Asquith, Katharine Frances Asquith (née Horner), Perdita Asquith, Harold Baker, Daniel Balniel (later Lord Crawford), William Arthur Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland, William Arthur Bentinck, Marquess of Titchfield, later 7th Duke Of Portland, Lord Francis Morven Bentinck, Lord Henry Bentinck, Betty Bentinck, Alice Bentinck, Lord Berners, Elizabeth Bibesco, David Bowes-Lyon, Maurice Bowra, Monica Bridges (née Waterhouse), Robert Bridges, Dora Carrington, Lord David Cecil, James Ching, Lady Gwendeline Churchill, Walter De la Mare, Jean de Menasce, G. Lowes Dickinson, Lord Dillon, T. S. Eliot, Percy Feilding, H. A. L. Fisher, Robert Gathorne-Hardy, Jerome K. Jerome, Augustus John, Sylvester Gates, King George VI (then Duke of York) Mark Gertler, Maxim Gorky, Sir John Francis Fortescue Horner, Thomas Hardy, L. P. Hartley, Lady Horner, Lord Howard de Walden, Margot Howard de Walden, Julian Huxley, Augustus John, Clifford Kitchin, Eardley Knollys, Henry Lamb, Kyrle Leng, Norah Lindsay, Desmond MacCarthy, Victor Mallet, Frances Marshall, Dr. Marten, John Masefield, Charles F. G. Masterman, Harriette Morrell, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Philip Morrell, Raymond Mortimer, William Nicholson, Rex (Ralph) Partridge, T. F. Powys, Peter Ralli, Philip Ritchie, Rosie Rose, Bertrand Russell, John Russell, Edward Sackville-West, Charles Sanger, Siegfried Sassoon, Frank Schuster, Billie, Dede, Jimmie and Mary Smith, Gilbert and Stanley Spencer, Marian Stoll, Lytton Strachey, Oliver Strachey, L. A. G. Strong, Viscount Sudley, Walter Taylor, Lord Thompson, Maggie Tinder, Delphine and Walter J. Turner, Igor Vinogradoff, David Wemyss, Billy Woodruff, Virginia Woolf, W. B. Yeats.
Locations include: UK: Garsington (including the Fête in June 1923), Ditchley, Shipton Court, Sutton Courtenay, Wittenham Clumps, Sutton Courtenay, Oxford, Chilswell (Oxfordshire) Breach House in Cholsey, The Mill House in Pangbourne (Berkshire), Torquay (Devon), Mells, Montacute House (Somerset), Longleat (Wiltshire), Blandford, Cranbourne Manor, Weymouth, Puddletown Church (Dorset), Tewkesbury Abbey, Berkeley Castle (Gloucestershire) Clun Castle, Ellesmere, Ludlow (Shropshire), Winchester (Hampshire), Brighton (Sussex), Cornwall, Chirk Castle, Wrexham (Wales), Langwell, Caithness (Scotland). Germany: Freiburg (Baden)
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album Six (Album 223)
Contains 120 numbered pages with 262 prints
Sitters include: H. H. Asquith 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Emma Alice Margaret (Margot), Countess of Oxford and Asquith, Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, William Arthur Bentinck, 6th Duke Of Portland, William Arthur Bentinck, Marquess of Titchfield, later 7th Duke Of Portland, Lord Francis Morten Bentinck, Elizabeth Bibesco, Maurice Bowra, Robert Bridges, Lord David Cecil, Lord Hugh Cecil, Hendrikus Colijn, Hon. Victoria Helen Colman (née Loder), Colin de la Mare, Arnold Dolmetsch, Susan Fielding, Robert Gathorne-Hardy, Mark Gertler, Jules Godby, William Henry Grenfell, Baron Desborough, Ethel Fane Grenfell, Baroness Desborough, L. P. Hartley, Julian Huxley, Juliette Huxley (née Baillot), Mr Darsie & Mrs Japp, Edward Knoblock, Eardley Knollys, Henry Lamb, Filippo Lante, Kyrle Leng, Norah Lindsey, Desmond & Molly MacCarthy, Edward Marsh, Dame Nellie Melba, Noel Moon, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Philip Morrell, Raymond Mortimer, Lady Phyllis Nichols (née Spender-Clay), Harold Nicolson, T. F. Powys, Peter Quennell, Peter Ralli, Ralph Ricketts, Rosie Rose, Bertrand Russell, Vita Sackville-West, Sir Philip Sassoon, Siegfried Sassoon, Frank Schuster, Lucy Silcox, Billy, Dede, Jimmie and Mary Smith, Gilbert and Stanley Spencer, Lytton Strachey, Viscount Sudley, Walter Taylor, Delphine and Walter J. Turner, Albertine & Renira van Heeckeren van Kell, Igor Vinogradoff, Wilhelm Viktor Von Ilsemann, Lady Wemyss, Kaiser Wilhelm II.
Locations include: UK: Garsington Manor, Oxford, Black Hall, Wytham, The Wharf, Sutton Courtney (Berkshire), Thame (Oxfordshire), Winchester (Hampshire), Taplow Court (Berkshire), Long Barn, Weald Sevenoaks (Kent), Cranbourne Manor (Dorset) Hampton Court (Surrey), Stonehenge, Bath (Wiltshire). Holland: Middachten, Amerongen, Twickel, Loevestein, The Zuyder Zee.
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album Seven (Album 224)
Contains 118 numbered pages with 295 prints
Sitters include: Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, Maurice Baring, Lord Charles Bentinck, Lord Henry Bentinck, Winifred Bentinck (née Dallas-Yorke), 6th Duchess of Portland, Lord Berners, Maurice Bowra, Lord David Cecil, Lord Hugh Cecil, Charles Spencer Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough, Gladys Spencer Churchill (née Deacon), Duchess of Marlborough, Walter de la Mare, G. Lowes Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, Mildred Ellis, Robert Gathorne-Hardy, Mark Gertler, Ethel Fane Grenfell, Baroness Desborough, L. P. Hartley, Eardley Knollys, Kyrle Leng, Diana Matthias & family, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Philip Morrell, Lady Phyllis Nichols (née Spender-Clay), Sir Philip Nichols, Sir William Nicholson, Philip Ritchie, Bertrand Russell, Edward Sackville-West, Ethel Sands, Siegfried Sassoon, Edith Smith, Billy and Jimmie Smith, Gilbert Spencer, Philip Tilden, Walter Taylor, Delphine and Walter J. Turner, Ivy Titchfiled (née Gordon-Lennox), Igor Vinogradoff, W. B. Yeats.
Locations include: UK: Garsington Manor, Abingdon, Oxford, The Wharf, Sutton Courtney (Berkshire), Newington House, Compton Beauchamp, Blenheim Palace (Oxfordshire) Bury St. Edmunds (Suffolk), Clovelly (Devon), Puddletown (Dorset) Wells Cathedral (Somerset), Welbeck Abbey, Newstead Abbey (Nottinghamshire), Bolsover Castle (Derbyshire), Ruthin (North Wales)
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album Eight (Album 225)
Contains 125 numbered pages with 397 prints
Sitters include: Anthony Asquith, H. H. Asquith 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith, Lady Frances Balfour, George Baltus, Evelyn Baring, Sir Albert Beit, 2nd Bt, Lord Henry Bentinck, Lady Olivia Bentinck (née Taylour), William Arthur Bentinck, Marquess of Titchfield, later 7th Duke Of Portland, Winifred Bentinck (née Dallas-Yorke), 6th Duchess of Portland W. P. Blore, Maurice Bowra, Robert Bridges, Dora Carrington, Lord David Cecil, Princess Chigi, Catherine Colomb (Marion Reymond, née Colomb), Anne & Basil de Selincourt, Lady Gage, Elizabeth & Robert Gathorne-Hardy, Gen Hon. Sir John F. Gathorne-Hardy, Victor Goodman, William Henry Grenfell, Baron Desborough, Ethel Fane Grenfell, Hon. Monica M. Grenfell, Hon. Ivo George W. Grenfell, Baroness Desborough, L. P. Hartley, Lady Kythé & Sir Philip Hendy, Aldous & Maria Huxley (née Nys), Julian, Juliette Huxley (née Baillot), Matthew Huxley, Lady Hylton, Kyrle Leng, Lady Lyttelton, Roger Makins, Umberto Di Lauriano Morra, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Philip Morrell, Elsie Myers, Leopold H. Myers, William R. Morris, Phil Nichols, Cynthia Noble, Viscount Nuffield, Claude, Jean Reymond, A. L. Rowse, Diana Sackville-West, Siegfried Sassoon, Billy & David Smith, Sebastian Sprott, Lytton Strachey, Nancy Tennant, Mrs Clive Tennyson, Philip Tilden, Ivy Titchfiled (née Gordon-Lennox), Stephen Tomlin, Junia von Anrep, Virginia & Leonard Woolf.
Locations include: UK: Garsington Manor, Chilswell, The Wharf, Sutton Courtney (Berkshire), Panshanger, Hatfield (Hertfordshire), Folkestone (Kent), London. France: Les Andelys (Normandy), Auxerre, Amiens, Monet's Garden in Giverny, Chartres, Sens, Salieu, Bourg-en Bresse, Chambery. Switzerland: Yverdon-Les-Bains, Simplon Pass. Italy: Villa d'Este (Lake Como), Bergamo, Brescia, Vicenza, Verona, Bologna, Modena, Venice, Parma, Ferrara, Milan, Turin, Pisa, Siena, Pienza, Urbino, Ravenna, Rimini, Florence, Forte dei Marmi, Portofino, Genoa Mont Cenis.
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album Nine (Album 226)
Contains 127 numbered pages with 395 prints
Sitters include: Quentin Bell, Lord Charles Bentinck, Lord Francis Morven Bentinck, Lord Henry Bentinck, Lady Olivia Bentinck (née Taylour), Winifred Bentinck (née Dallas-Yorke), 6th Duchess of Portland, Sir Aldo Castellani, Lady Rachel Cecil (née MacCarthy), Walter d'Arcy Cresswell, Walter de la Mare, Jean de Menasce, Basil de Selincourt, Harold Stanley 'Jim' Ede, T. S. Eliot, Robert Gathorne-Hardy, Marjorie (née Hodgkinson) Gertler, Mark Gertler, Anne A. Goodman, Victor Goodman, Lord Algernon Charles & Lady Blanche Gordon-Lennox, Duncan Grant, Graham Vivien (née Dayrell-Browning) Greene, Lady Kythé & Sir Philip Hendy, Aldous, Maria (née Nys) & Matthew Huxley, Julian & Juliette Huxley (née Baillot), Augustus John, Samuel S. Koteliansky, Frieda Lawrence (née von Richthofen), Rosamond Lehmann, Desmond MacCarthy, Betty & Diana Mathias, Tina Meller, Hope Mirrlees, Alida Monro, Alberto Moravia, Alberto Di Lauriano Morra, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Philip Morrell, Raymond Mortimer, Benito Mussolini, Eve Myers, L. H. Myers, Lady Phyllis Nichols (née Spender-Clay), Wogan Philipps, T. F. Powys, Peter Quennell, Bertrand Russell, Dora Russell (née Black), Ethel Sands, Siegfried Sassoon, Lucy Silcox, Gilbert Spencer, James Stephens, Lytton Strachey, Arthur David Waley, Virginia Woolf, W. B. Yeats.
Locations include: UK: Garsington Manor, Broughton Grange (Oxfordshire), Bury Manor (Gloucestershire), St. Annes Hill, Chaldon (Surrey), Hampton Court (Surrey), Bredon Rectory (Worcestershire), Westmoreland (Cumbria), Denham (Suffolk), Fountains Abbey (Yorkshire), Chichester, Petworth House (Sussex), Preston Deanery (Northamptonshire), Welbeck Abbey (Nottinghamshire), Bolsover Castle (Derbyshire), Cofe, Abbotsbury (Dorset), Bramshill (Hampshire), Cambridge, 10 Gower St. London. France: Loire Valley, Richelieu, Cahors, Castres, Albi, Montauban, La Rochelle, Agde, Carcassonne, Aigues-Mortes, Bouches-du-Rhône, St. Rémy de Povence, Arles, Villenueve, Vaucluse, Orange, Vienne, Bourges, Beauvais, Aix-en-Provence, Sanary, Nimes. Italy: Rome
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album Ten (Album 227)
Contains 114 numbered pages with 376 prints
Inside front cover: Two Beaton sepia postcard photographs of Lady Ottoline Morrell and inside back cover two enlargements of Beaton and OM at Ashcombe
Sitters include: Cecil Beaton, Count Bentinck, Count Godard Bentinck, Countess Victoria Bentinck, William Arthur Bentinck, 6th Duke Of Portland, Lord Berners, Elizabeth Bowen, Aldo Castellani, Lady Castlerosse, Lord David & Lady Rachel Cecil (née MacCarthy), Marc & Mrs Connelly, Walter de la Mare, T.S. Eliot, Vivien Eliot, Mildred Ellis, Mark Gertler, Anne, Adrian, Philip & Victor Goodman, Lady Blanche Gordon-Lennox, L.P. Hartley, Juliette Huxley (née Baillot), Samuel S. Koteliansky, Hope Mirelees, Alberto Moravia, T. Sturge Moore, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Philip Morrell, Lady Nichols Phyllis Spender-Clay, Edith Olivier, Hester Sassoon (née Gatty), Siegfried Sassoon, James Stephens.
-Kaiser Wilhelm II and Empress Cecilie
-King George V and Queen Mary
Locations include: UK: 10 Gower St, The Strand, Somerset House, Trafalgar Square, Lincoln's Inn, Bedford Square, St James Square, Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral (London) Canterbury Cathedral, Hampton Court (Surrey), Witton House (Lancashire) Ashcombe, Daye House, Heytesbury House (Wiltshire). Belgium: Antwerp, Bruges, Brussels. Netherlands: Amerongen, Diepenheim, Volendam, Doorn, Gouda, Leiden, Middachten, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague. Germany: Freiburg, Titisee, Lindenberg, Bamberg. Italy: Capri, Palermo, Selinunte, Siracusa (Sicily), Naples, Venice. Greece: Athens, Olympia, Delphi, Mistra. France: Nancy, Toulon.
Lady Ottoline Morrell Album Eleven (Album 228)
Contains 75 page with 200 prints
Sitters include: William Arthur Bentinck, 6th Duke of Portland, Simon Bussy, Walter de la Mare, Adrian & Victor Goodman, Bryan Guinness, Michael MacCarthy, Lady & Sir Ross Masood, Julian Morrell, Lady Ottoline Morrell, Philip Morrell, Mr & Mrs Norton, Lady C. V. Raman, Gertrude Sen, Sarita Enriqueta, Lady Vansittart (née Ward), Dorothy Wellesley, Duchess of Wellington, W. B. Yeats.
Locations include: India: Madras, Vellore, Conjeeveram, Travancore, Cochin, Mysore, Bangalore, Hyderadad, Ellora, Ajants (Maharashtra), Bhopal, Varanasi, Calcutta, New Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Udaipur, Baroda, Bombay. UK: London, Hampton Court (Surrey), Welbeck Abbey (Nottinghamshire), Bolsover Castle (Derbyshire), Well Place (Ipsden, Oxfordshire), Biddesden House (Wiltshire), Bramshill (Hampshire), Denham Court (Buckinghamshire).