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John Jabez Edwin Mayall

(1813-1901), Photographer

Artist associated with 506 portraits
Born in 1813, John Jabez Edwin Mayall, né Jabez Meal, opened a daguerreotype studio in Philadelphia in the early 1840s. He soon moved to Britain where he helped to establish the American Daguerreotype Association in London. In 1851 he set up his own studio in London, photographing Queen Victoria and members of the royal family throughout the 1860s. Mayall became famous with his cartes-de-visite of the Queen and H.R.H. the Prince Consort, which sold tens of thousands of copies. Mayall left London for Brighton in the mid-1860s where he continued his photography and became involved in local politics. He died in London in 1901. The National Portrait Gallery holds more than 160 of his photographs.

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson, by M. Arnault, after a photograph by  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG 970

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

by M. Arnault, after a photograph by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
chalk, late 19th century, based on a work of 1864
NPG 970

Thomas Willement, by Unknown photographer, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x27426

Thomas Willement

by Unknown photographer, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, 1845
NPG x27426

Charles James Lever, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by  A. Marion, Son & Co - NPG x20022

Charles James Lever

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall, published by A. Marion, Son & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 1850s
NPG x20022

Charles Robert Leslie, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax14809

Charles Robert Leslie

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, mid-late 1850s
NPG Ax14809

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x5617

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860-1866 (1855)
NPG x5617

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax5083

Charles John Canning, Earl Canning

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860-1866 (1855)
NPG Ax5083

David Livingstone, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x12462

David Livingstone

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1857
NPG x12462

David Livingstone, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x12463

David Livingstone

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1857
NPG x12463

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x11967

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1857
NPG x11967

Charles John Kean, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x12602

Charles John Kean

after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa late 1850s
NPG x12602

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x11965

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1857
NPG x11965

David Livingstone, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x16183

David Livingstone

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print, circa 1857
NPG x16183

Samuel Wilberforce, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x27396

Samuel Wilberforce

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG x27396

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax39787

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1859
NPG Ax39787

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax47004

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1859
NPG Ax47004

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x12782

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862 (circa 1859)
NPG x12782

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x12783

King Edward VII when Prince of Wales

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1859
NPG x12783

King Edward VII, by Alfred Crowquill (Alfred Henry Forrester), after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x132840

King Edward VII

by Alfred Crowquill (Alfred Henry Forrester), after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen print with pen and ink drawing, 1859
NPG x132840

Thomas Heron Jones, 7th Viscount Ranelagh, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax29958

Thomas Heron Jones, 7th Viscount Ranelagh

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax29958

Richard Bethell, 1st Baron Westbury, after an engraving by Daniel John Pound, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax5063

Richard Bethell, 1st Baron Westbury

after an engraving by Daniel John Pound, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG Ax5063

Michael Costa, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax25028

Michael Costa

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax25028

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax24143

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG Ax24143

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax24147

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, May 1860
NPG Ax24147

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax17750

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17750

Henry Thomas Buckle, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax17823

Henry Thomas Buckle

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax17823

Louis Jean Joseph Charles Blanc, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax18376

Louis Jean Joseph Charles Blanc

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax18376

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax18274

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax18274

George Peabody, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x45947

George Peabody

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x45947

George Peabody, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x45712

George Peabody

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x45712

Sir Richard Torin Kindersley, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax39727

Sir Richard Torin Kindersley

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39727

Sir William Robert Grove, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG Ax39748

Sir William Robert Grove

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39748

Collage of 101 figures, compiled by Cecilia Mary Jocelyn (née Elliot), after  Disdéri, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall, after  Camille Silvy, and after  Unknown photographers - NPG Ax129160

Collage of 101 figures

compiled by Cecilia Mary Jocelyn (née Elliot), after Disdéri, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall, after Camille Silvy, and after Unknown photographers
albumen print collage, 1860s
NPG Ax129160

Walter Kerr Hamilton, by John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x21361

Walter Kerr Hamilton

by John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x21361

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, by Mayall & Co, after  John Jabez Edwin Mayall - NPG x33251

Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg and Gotha

by Mayall & Co, after John Jabez Edwin Mayall
albumen panel card, (April 1860)
NPG x33251

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