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E.O. Hoppé

(1878-1972), Photographer and writer

Emil Otto ('E.O.') Hoppé

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 185 portraits
Born in Munich in 1878, Hoppé became one of the most successful photographers in London in the early decades of the twentieth century. He opened his first studio at 10 Margravine Gardens, West Kensington in October 1907. In February 1911 he took larger premises at 59 Baker Street where he photographed members of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes. In 1913 he moved to Millais House at 7 Cromwell Place and stayed there until 1937. He published a number of books including The Book of Fair Women (1922), Taken from Life (1922) and London Types (1926) and his autobiography Hundred Thousands Exposures (1945) as well turning to travel photography and photo-journalism.

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Sir Frank Brangwyn, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P172

Sir Frank Brangwyn

by E.O. Hoppé
platinum print, 1909
NPG P172

Edward Clodd, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P103

Edward Clodd

by E.O. Hoppé
vintage bromide print, 1910
NPG P103

David Lloyd George, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1392

David Lloyd George

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1911
NPG P1392

Harley Granville-Barker, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1038

Harley Granville-Barker

by E.O. Hoppé
sepia-toned matte bromide print on photographer's card mount, 1911
NPG P1038

Arthur Conan Doyle, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1390

Arthur Conan Doyle

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1912
NPG P1390

William Nicholson, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1695

William Nicholson

by E.O. Hoppé
sepia-toned silver print, 1912
NPG P1695

Thomas Hardy, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P310

Thomas Hardy

by E.O. Hoppé
hand-pulled photogravure, 1914
NPG P310

Alice Meynell (née Thompson), by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1395

Alice Meynell (née Thompson)

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1914
NPG P1395

Ford Madox Ford, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P706

Ford Madox Ford

by E.O. Hoppé
sepia-toned matte bromide print, circa 1915
NPG P706

Hazel Lavery, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1394

Hazel Lavery

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1916
NPG P1394

A.A. Milne, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1396

A.A. Milne

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1916
NPG P1396

Hazel Lavery, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1393

Hazel Lavery

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1916
NPG P1393

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka', by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1351

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka'

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1919
NPG P1351

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka', by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1352

Lydia Lopokova in 'Petrouchka'

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1919
NPG P1352

Sir Adrian Boult, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1388

Sir Adrian Boult

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 6 December 1920
NPG P1388

Walter de la Mare, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1389

Walter de la Mare

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 12 October 1920
NPG P1389

Sir Arnold Bax, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1693

Sir Arnold Bax

by E.O. Hoppé
cream-toned chlorobromide print, 6 October 1921
NPG P1693

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, by E.O. Hoppé - NPG P1391

Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother

by E.O. Hoppé
gelatin silver print, 1923
NPG P1391

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