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Cavendish Morton

(1874-1939), Photographer, actor and film director

Sitter associated with 15 portraits
Artist associated with 115 portraits
The actor, art director and photographer Cavendish Morton was born in New York to British parents. He took up photography in the late 1890s, photographing an actor in Lillie Langtry's production of The Degenerates. Morton had a studio at 60 Primrose Mansions, Battersea Park, London. He specialised in stage and society portraits, experimented with the autochrome process and became a leading photographer of the Edwardian period.

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Cavendish Morton as Pierrot, by Cavendish Morton - NPG x128824

Cavendish Morton as Pierrot

by Cavendish Morton
platinum print, 1900s
NPG x128824

Cavendish Morton as King Lear, by Cavendish Morton - NPG x128825

Cavendish Morton as King Lear

by Cavendish Morton
platinum print, 1900s
NPG x128825

Cavendish Morton, by Cavendish Morton - NPG x200575

Cavendish Morton

by Cavendish Morton
bromide postcard print, 1900s
NPG x200575

Cavendish Morton, by Cavendish Morton - NPG x45646

Cavendish Morton

by Cavendish Morton
platinum print, 1900s
NPG x45646

Cavendish Morton, by Cavendish Morton - NPG x128848

Cavendish Morton

by Cavendish Morton
platinum print, 1905
NPG x128848

Cavendish Morton as St Dunstan, by Cavendish Morton, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x135421

Cavendish Morton as St Dunstan

by Cavendish Morton, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1909
NPG x135421

Cavendish Morton, by Hector Ernest Murchison - NPG x46658

Cavendish Morton

by Hector Ernest Murchison
gum bichromate print on card mount, 1911
NPG x46658

Cavendish Morton, by Cavendish Morton - NPG D16544

Cavendish Morton

by Cavendish Morton
woodcut, early 1900s
NPG D16544

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