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Elliott & Fry

(active 1863-1962), Photographers

Artist associated with 10996 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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George Cruikshank, after a photograph by Elliott & Fry - NPG 3150

George Cruikshank

after a photograph by Elliott & Fry
watercolour, late 19th century, based on a work of 1872
NPG 3150

Christina Rossetti, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(11c)

Christina Rossetti

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1880s
NPG P1700(11c)

Angela Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts, by Francis Henry Hart, for  Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(16d)

Angela Burdett-Coutts, Baroness Burdett-Coutts

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1882
NPG P1700(16d)

Herbert Spencer, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P513

Herbert Spencer

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1890
NPG P513

Petrus Jacobus Joubert, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(60a)

Petrus Jacobus Joubert

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1890
NPG P1700(60a)

Rudyard Kipling, by Francis Henry Hart, for  Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(40a)

Rudyard Kipling

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1893
NPG P1700(40a)

Sir Walter Besant, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(66a)

Sir Walter Besant

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, mid 1890s
NPG P1700(66a)

J.M. Barrie, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1660

J.M. Barrie

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1894
NPG P1660

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr, by Francis Henry Hart, for  Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(4d)

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1894 or before
NPG P1700(4d)

Cecil John Rhodes, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(19c)

Cecil John Rhodes

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, circa 1894
NPG P1700(19c)

Algernon Charles Swinburne, by John McLanachan, for  Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(84b)

Algernon Charles Swinburne

by John McLanachan, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, circa 1894
NPG P1700(84b)

Robert Baden-Powell, by Francis Henry Hart, for  Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(49a)

Robert Baden-Powell

by Francis Henry Hart, for Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1896
NPG P1700(49a)

Edgar Jacob, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(35e)

Edgar Jacob

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, 1897 or before
NPG P1700(35e)

Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(44c)

Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, circa 1897
NPG P1700(44c)

Mary Cholmondeley, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(66e)

Mary Cholmondeley

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, early 1900s
NPG P1700(66e)

St Clair George Alfred Donaldson, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1700(90b)

St Clair George Alfred Donaldson

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print, circa 1904
NPG P1700(90b)

Mabel Lucie Attwell, by Elliott & Fry - NPG P1363

Mabel Lucie Attwell

by Elliott & Fry
toned chlorobromide print, circa 1924
NPG P1363

Florence Nightingale, by Henry Hering, copied by  Elliott & Fry - NPG x82368

Florence Nightingale

by Henry Hering, copied by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass copy negative, 1950s (late 1856-1857)
NPG x82368


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Francisco Cayol

22 September 2020, 01:14

I have an original Elliott & Fly picture and it is not here.
He is perhaps Sir Charles Gavan Duffy.

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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