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Alice Boughton

(1865-1943), Photographer

Artist of 6 portraits
Alice Boughton opened her own portrait studio in New York in 1890, and her subjects were prominent literary and theatrical figures. Her studies of children are also noteworthy and she is remembered for her photographs of female nudes in allegorical or natural settings. Her studio remained open for forty years. In 1928 a collection of her portraits, Photographing the Famous, was published. Her work is in the permanent collections of several major museums.

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George Arliss, by Alice Boughton - NPG P184

George Arliss

by Alice Boughton
vintage bromide print, exhibited 1911
NPG P184

Dame Adeline Genée, by Alice Boughton - NPG P206

Dame Adeline Genée

by Alice Boughton
platinum print, 1914
On display in Room 24 on Floor 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG P206

John Drinkwater, by Alice Boughton - NPG P204

John Drinkwater

by Alice Boughton
vintage bromide print, 1920s
NPG P204

Dame Myra Hess, by Alice Boughton - NPG P207

Dame Myra Hess

by Alice Boughton
vintage bromide print, 1925
NPG P207

Roger Fry, by Alice Boughton - NPG x9186

Roger Fry

by Alice Boughton
platinum print, circa 1900
NPG x9186


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