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Baron Adolph de Meyer

(1868-1946), Photographer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 18 portraits
Baron De Meyer was born in Paris and educated in Dresden. He joined the Royal Photographic Society in 1893 and then the breakaway photo-secessionist group, the Linked Ring in 1898. In the early 1900s the house he shared with his wife at 1 Cadogan Gardens was a centre for a coterie of artistic and bohemian guests. Cecil Beaton dubbed him 'the Debussy of photography'. In 1913 he moved to New York to work as the leading photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair.

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Baron Adolph de Meyer, by Baron Adolph de Meyer - NPG P1367

Baron Adolph de Meyer

by Baron Adolph de Meyer
gelatin silver print, 1920s
NPG P1367

Baron Adolph de Meyer, by Lafayette - NPG x88531

Baron Adolph de Meyer

by Lafayette
contact print on gold-toned printing-out paper, 2 July 1897
NPG x88531


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31 August 2019, 22:49

The baron and Baroness traveled and visited Riverside’s Mission Inn

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