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Elliott & Fry

(active 1863-1962), Photographers

Artist associated with 10989 portraits
The firm of Elliott & Fry was founded in 1863 by Joseph John Elliott (1835-1903) and Clarence Edmund Fry (1840-1897), who opened their first premises at 55 Baker Street where they stayed at until 1886. The firm employed a variety of operators who took the photographs, including Francis Henry Hart and Alfred James Philpott in the Edwardian era, Herbert Lambert and Walter Benington in the 1920s and 1930s and subsequently William Flowers. In the early 1940s the studio was bombed and most of the early negatives were destroyed. Shortly after the firm's Centenary in 1963 it was taken over by and amalgamated with Bassano & Vandyk. The National Portrait Gallery owns all the surviving negatives.

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James Gunston

by Elliott & Fry
bromide print
NPG x182048

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Sir Thomas Murray Taylor

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81820

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Lady Hamilton

by Elliott & Fry
negative
NPG x81821

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Robert Gilbert Vansittart, Baron Vansittart

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81823

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Humphrey Rivaz Raikes

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81825

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Sir Robert Watson-Watt

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81826

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Sir Richard Hallam Peck

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81827

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Sir Richard Hallam Peck

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81828

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(George) Gilbert Aimé Murray

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81831

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(George) Gilbert Aimé Murray

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81832

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(George) Gilbert Aimé Murray

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81833

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(George) Gilbert Aimé Murray

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81834

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William Henry Hudson

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81838

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William Waldegrave Palmer, 2nd Earl of Selborne

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81839

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Eleanor Florence Rathbone

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81845

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Sir John Priestman, 1st Bt

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate negative
NPG x81848

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Carol Bennett

02 October 2018, 13:07

On the 'various bishops and others' page above, Nos. 1411 to 15 are Christopher Wordsworth, Bishop of Lincoln from 1869 to 1885. He was the nephew of the poet William Wordsworth and he wrote the poet's first biography.

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