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Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)

(1856-1937), Photographer

Sitter associated with 30 portraits
Artist associated with 203 portraits
Myers 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.

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Robert Browning, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG P147

Robert Browning

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1889
NPG P147

William Ewart Gladstone, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG P54

William Ewart Gladstone

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 25 April 1890
NPG P54

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG P144

Arthur James Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG P144

Joe Chamberlain, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG P142

Joe Chamberlain

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG P142

William Ewart Gladstone, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG P146

William Ewart Gladstone

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 25 April 1890
NPG P146

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG P145

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG P145

Sir Henry Irving, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG P143

Sir Henry Irving

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, published 1900
NPG P143

John Addington Symonds, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG x19819

John Addington Symonds

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
sepia carbon print, 1880s
NPG x19819

John Addington Symonds, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG x19820

John Addington Symonds

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
sepia carbon print, 1880s
NPG x19820

Leopold Hamilton Myers as 'The Compassionate Cherub', by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68403

Leopold Hamilton Myers as 'The Compassionate Cherub'

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1880s
NPG Ax68403

Silvia Constance Myers, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax36335

Silvia Constance Myers

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1880s
NPG Ax36335

Leopold Hamilton Myers as 'The Compassionate Cherub', by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax36332

Leopold Hamilton Myers as 'The Compassionate Cherub'

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1880s
NPG Ax36332

Unknown man, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax45734

Unknown man

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1880s
NPG Ax45734

'In Leckhampton fields', by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68422

'In Leckhampton fields'

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
sepia-toned platinotype print, early 1880s
NPG Ax68422

Harold Hawthorn Myers, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68377

Harold Hawthorn Myers

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, late 1880s
NPG Ax68377

Albert George Dew-Smith, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68568

Albert George Dew-Smith

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
albumen print, 1888
NPG Ax68568

'First photo I ever took' (Leopold Hamilton Myers), by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68372

'First photo I ever took' (Leopold Hamilton Myers)

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
albumen print, 26 October 1888
NPG Ax68372

Adelaide Augusta Floyd Passingham, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax36315

Adelaide Augusta Floyd Passingham

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1889
NPG Ax36315

Robert Browning, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG x19812

Robert Browning

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1889
NPG x19812

Robert Browning, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG x4826

Robert Browning

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
photogravure, 1889
NPG x4826

Robert Browning, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG x12535

Robert Browning

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
photogravure, 1889
NPG x12535

Robert Browning, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG x1501

Robert Browning

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print on cream card mount, August 1889
NPG x1501

Harold Hawthorn Myers; Silvia Constance Myers; Leopold Hamilton Myers, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68414

Harold Hawthorn Myers; Silvia Constance Myers; Leopold Hamilton Myers

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax68414

Harold Hawthorn Myers, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68413

Harold Hawthorn Myers

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax68413

'Brave boy', by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68416

'Brave boy'

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax68416

'A lonely struggle' (Harold Hawthorn Myers), by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68417

'A lonely struggle' (Harold Hawthorn Myers)

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax68417

The Maiden's Prayer' (Peggy Lewis; Silvia Constance Myers), by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68418

The Maiden's Prayer' (Peggy Lewis; Silvia Constance Myers)

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax68418

Harold Hawthorn Myers; Frederic William Henry Myers, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68520

Harold Hawthorn Myers; Frederic William Henry Myers

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
sepia platinotype, early 1890s
NPG Ax68520

Frederic William Henry Myers; Harold Hawthorn Myers, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68391

Frederic William Henry Myers; Harold Hawthorn Myers

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
sepia platinotype, circa 1890
NPG Ax68391

'The Summer Garden' (Leopold Hamilton Myers; Silvia Constance Myers), by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68410

'The Summer Garden' (Leopold Hamilton Myers; Silvia Constance Myers)

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG Ax68410

Dorothy (née Tennant), Lady Stanley, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), published by  Eglington & Co - NPG Ax5498

Dorothy (née Tennant), Lady Stanley

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant), published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1890
NPG Ax5498

Sir Leslie Stephen, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax36302

Sir Leslie Stephen

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG Ax36302

George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68636

George James Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax68636

Mary Endicott Carnegie (née Endicott) (formerly Chamberlain), by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax36327

Mary Endicott Carnegie (née Endicott) (formerly Chamberlain)

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax36327

Eleanor Butcher, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68559

Eleanor Butcher

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax68559

Sir Francis Galton, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG x19814

Sir Francis Galton

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG x19814

William James, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68776

William James

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax68776

Sir Edmund William Gosse, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax36306

Sir Edmund William Gosse

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax36306

Sir William Mackinnon, 1st Bt, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax36303

Sir William Mackinnon, 1st Bt

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax36303

Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68557

Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax68557

Peggy Lewis, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax36316

Peggy Lewis

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax36316

Caroline Lane (née Reynolds), Lady Jebb, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68773

Caroline Lane (née Reynolds), Lady Jebb

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax68773

Mary Kathleen Lyttelton (née Clive), by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68772

Mary Kathleen Lyttelton (née Clive)

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax68772

Margaret Lucy Becher (née Lyttelton), by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68638

Margaret Lucy Becher (née Lyttelton)

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax68638

Harold Hawthorn Myers; Georgina, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax36326

Harold Hawthorn Myers; Georgina

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax36326

Meg Passigham (Mrs MacGowan), by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax36317

Meg Passigham (Mrs MacGowan)

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, early 1890s
NPG Ax36317

Thomas Heazle Parke, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68561

Thomas Heazle Parke

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG Ax68561

Arthur Woollgar Verrall, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68651

Arthur Woollgar Verrall

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax68651

Hon. Mary Ellen Spring-Rice, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68635

Hon. Mary Ellen Spring-Rice

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG Ax68635

Sir Henry Babington Smith, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68511

Sir Henry Babington Smith

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG Ax68511

Dorothy (née Tennant), Lady Stanley; Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68486

Dorothy (née Tennant), Lady Stanley; Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890
NPG Ax68486

Sir Henry Morton Stanley, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68518

Sir Henry Morton Stanley

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG Ax68518

Henry Sidgwick; Eusapia Palladino, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68563

Henry Sidgwick; Eusapia Palladino

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG Ax68563

Joe Chamberlain, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG x19813

Joe Chamberlain

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
carbon print, early 1890s
NPG x19813

Frederic William Henry Myers, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68396

Frederic William Henry Myers

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, circa 1890
NPG Ax68396

Frederic William Henry Myers, by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant) - NPG Ax68601

Frederic William Henry Myers

by Eveleen Myers (née Tennant)
platinum print, 1890s
NPG Ax68601

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