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Benjamin Stone

(1838-1914), Politician and photographer

Sir (John) Benjamin Stone

Sitter in 28 portraits
Artist associated with 1436 portraits
In 1895 Stone was returned unopposed as Member of Parliament for the East Birmingham constituency, giving him the unique opportunity of recording the sights and personalities of the Palace of Westminster. Stone made it his business to photograph every MP, servants of the Houses of Parliament, and many of those who visited. The National Portrait Gallery owns two thousand of his photographs, a remarkable record of comings and goings at Westminster around 1900.

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Sir Henry Simpson Lunn, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x31571

Sir Henry Simpson Lunn

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1894
NPG x31571

Henry Matthews, Viscount Llandaff, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x32514

Henry Matthews, Viscount Llandaff

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1895
NPG x32514

Frederick Foxcroft, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x44674

Frederick Foxcroft

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x44674

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8261

Sir John Aird, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8261

Sir William Allan, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8264

Sir William Allan

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x8264

Hon. George Higginson Allsopp, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8265

Hon. George Higginson Allsopp

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, November 1897
NPG x8265

Henry Torrens Anstruther, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8268

Henry Torrens Anstruther

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, circa 1897
NPG x8268

Joseph Arch, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8271

Joseph Arch

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x8271

Sir Alfred Arnold, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8272

Sir Alfred Arnold

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 15 July 1897
NPG x8272

Sir William Arrol, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8273

Sir William Arrol

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8273

Sir William Arrol, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8274

Sir William Arrol

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x8274

Robert Ascroft, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8275

Robert Ascroft

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8275

Michael Austin, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8276

Michael Austin

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x8276

Alfred Baldwin, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8280

Alfred Baldwin

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8280

Gerald William Balfour, 2nd Earl of Balfour, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8285

Gerald William Balfour, 2nd Earl of Balfour

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x8285

Arthur Hugh Smith-Barry, 1st Baron Barrymore, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8297

Arthur Hugh Smith-Barry, 1st Baron Barrymore

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x8297

Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8298

Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 31 December 1897
NPG x8298

Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8299

Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 31 December 1897
NPG x8299

Sir George Christopher Trout Bartley, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8300

Sir George Christopher Trout Bartley

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x8300

Hon. (Allen) Benjamin Bathurst, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8302

Hon. (Allen) Benjamin Bathurst

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, circa 1897
NPG x8302

Thomas Bayley, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8304

Thomas Bayley

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x8304

Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8812

Sir Mancherjee Merwanjee Bhownaggree

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8812

(Dominick) Edward Blake, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8822

(Dominick) Edward Blake

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x8822

Thomas Gibson Bowles, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8831

Thomas Gibson Bowles

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x8831

Edmund Boulnois, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8829

Edmund Boulnois

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 8 December 1897
NPG x8829

Sir John Brigg, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8903

Sir John Brigg

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x8903

Henry Broadhurst, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8908

Henry Broadhurst

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x8908

Sir John Tomlinson Brunner, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8918

Sir John Tomlinson Brunner, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x8918

John Elliott Burns, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x8921

John Elliott Burns

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 12 July 1897
NPG x8921

James Caldwell, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x9235

James Caldwell

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x9235

Robert Cameron, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x9236

Robert Cameron

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x9236

Richard Knight Causton, 1st Baron Southwark, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x9238

Richard Knight Causton, 1st Baron Southwark

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 23 December 1897
NPG x9238

Sir Charles William Cayzer, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x9241

Sir Charles William Cayzer, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x9241

Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x9246

Sir (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x9246

Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x9250

Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x9250

Sir Edward George Clarke, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x9264

Sir Edward George Clarke

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x9264

Lord Richard Frederick Cavendish, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x128590

Lord Richard Frederick Cavendish

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 16 November 1897
NPG x128590

Aretas Akers-Douglas, 1st Viscount Chilston, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x128591

Aretas Akers-Douglas, 1st Viscount Chilston

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, November 1897
NPG x128591

Douglas Harry Coghill, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x9269

Douglas Harry Coghill

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 21 July 1897
NPG x9269

Jesse Collings, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x9271

Jesse Collings

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x9271

Jesse Collings, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x9272

Jesse Collings

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x9272

Robert Cox, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15736

Robert Cox

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x15736

Sir Alexander Cross, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15743

Sir Alexander Cross, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x15743

Thomas Bartholomew Curran, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15746

Thomas Bartholomew Curran

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 22 September 1897
NPG x15746

John Rider Crimp, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x35923

John Rider Crimp

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x35923

Philip Hugh Dalbiac, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15749

Philip Hugh Dalbiac

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x15749

Michael Davitt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15758

Michael Davitt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x15758

John McAusland Denny, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15762

John McAusland Denny

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 1897
NPG x15762

Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15766

Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x15766

Anthony John Charles Donelan, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15791

Anthony John Charles Donelan

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 28 December 1897
NPG x15791

William Hayes Fisher, 1st Baron Downham, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15823

William Hayes Fisher, 1st Baron Downham

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x15823

Sir James Fortescue-Flannery, 1st Bt, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15826

Sir James Fortescue-Flannery, 1st Bt

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, May 1897
NPG x15826

Sir Ernest Francis Swan Flower, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x15830

Sir Ernest Francis Swan Flower

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, July 1897
NPG x15830

Matthew Fowler, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x16025

Matthew Fowler

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, June 1897
NPG x16025

Henry Hartley Fowler, 1st Viscount Wolverhampton, by Benjamin Stone - NPG x16026

Henry Hartley Fowler, 1st Viscount Wolverhampton

by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, November 1897
NPG x16026

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