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James Russell & Sons

(active 1850s-1940s)

Artist associated with 691 portraits
James Russell and Sons were a firm of portrait photographers with their principal studio at Littlehampton and others at Chichester, Worthing, Bognor and Petworth. They also advertised themselves as landscape photographers and exhibited views at the International Exhibition, London, in 1862.

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Frances Mary Buss, by James Russell & Sons - NPG P719

Frances Mary Buss

by James Russell & Sons
albumen print mounted on card, circa 1875
NPG P719

Frederick Temple, by James Russell & Sons - NPG P1700(33a)

Frederick Temple

by James Russell & Sons
albumen print, circa 1896
NPG P1700(33a)

Sir Thomas Brock, by James Russell & Sons - NPG P1700(94a)

Sir Thomas Brock

by James Russell & Sons
albumen print, circa 1901-1910
NPG P1700(94a)

Sir Henry Hake, by James Russell & Sons - NPG P211

Sir Henry Hake

by James Russell & Sons
bromide print, circa 1932
NPG P211

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Annette Griffiths

11 March 2016, 18:48

I have a book called "Art Collections of the King and Queen" published by J Russel and Sons but can find no reference to it anywhere on the web. Can you tell me anything about it?


5 August 2015, 13:05

I have had a James Russell and Sons photograhy portrait for 30 years. I am desperate to find out who this beautiful woman is, a bride, i believe. It is from the Baker St studios and i believe is from 1900 untill 1905. Coukd it be Royalty? Can you please advise me? Or put me onto someone that can help? Kindest Regards

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