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.
by London News Agency
vintage print, 1900s
by Benjamin Stone
platinum print, 31 July 1903
published by Art Printers Ltd, after Henry Joseph Whitlock & Sons Ltd, and Elliott & Fry, and Dickenson
photogravure postcard print, circa 1904
by Sir John Alexander Cockburn
gelatin printing-out paper print, 9 July 1907
- Roland Parker Stone (son)
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