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Henry Walter ('H. Walter') Barnett

(1862-1934), Photographer

Sitter in 2 portraits
Artist associated with 576 portraits
Australian-born Barnett opened his first studio in Hobart, Tasmania. He subsequently travelled widely to gain more experience, working in the studios of Taber in San Francisco and Downey in London before establishing a reputation with his Melbourne studio. He moved to London in 1897 and opened a studio in Knightsbridge the following year. A member of the Linked Ring photo-secessionist group from 1899 to 1901 with the pseudonym 'The Antipodean', he managed to combine art and commercial portraiture with his exquisitely produced sepia platinum portraits on flexible vellum mounts. He was co-founder of the Professional Photographers Association in 1901. In 1920 Barnett moved to Dieppe and opened a studio there.

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Mark Twain, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG P1700(84a)

Mark Twain

by H. Walter Barnett
platinum print, 1895-1907
NPG P1700(84a)

Lady Ottoline Morrell, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG P1005

Lady Ottoline Morrell

by H. Walter Barnett
sepia platinum print, 1902
NPG P1005

Arthur Joseph Davis, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG P961

Arthur Joseph Davis

by H. Walter Barnett
sepia-toned platinotype print, 1912
NPG P961

Kathleen Emily Bulkeley (née Williams), Duchess of Wellington, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x76494

Kathleen Emily Bulkeley (née Williams), Duchess of Wellington

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, late 19th century
NPG x76494

Kathleen Emily Bulkeley (née Williams), Duchess of Wellington, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x76495

Kathleen Emily Bulkeley (née Williams), Duchess of Wellington

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, late 19th century
NPG x76495

Ethel Matthews, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x81521

Ethel Matthews

by H. Walter Barnett
half-plate glass negative, 1890s
NPG x81521

Queen Mary, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x158889

Queen Mary

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, 1890s
NPG x158889

Robert Louis Stevenson, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x135632

Robert Louis Stevenson

by H. Walter Barnett
postcard print, 1893
NPG x135632

Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, by Walker & Cockerell, after  H. Walter Barnett - NPG x26585

Lord Ronald Charles Sutherland-Leveson-Gower

by Walker & Cockerell, after H. Walter Barnett
photogravure, circa 1897-1899, published 1903
NPG x26585

Sir Otto John Beit, 1st Bt, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x45256

Sir Otto John Beit, 1st Bt

by H. Walter Barnett
vintage bromide print, 1897-1920
NPG x45256

Thomas Gibson Bowles, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x45257

Thomas Gibson Bowles

by H. Walter Barnett
vintage bromide print on card mount, 1897-1920
NPG x45257

Sir Gerald Farrell Boyd, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x45258

Sir Gerald Farrell Boyd

by H. Walter Barnett
vintage bromide print, 1897-1920
NPG x45258

Lionel Nathan de Rothschild, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x45271

Lionel Nathan de Rothschild

by H. Walter Barnett
vintage bromide print, 1897-1905
NPG x45271

Sir Thomas Lane Devitt, 1st Bt, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x45272

Sir Thomas Lane Devitt, 1st Bt

by H. Walter Barnett
vintage bromide print, 1897-1910
NPG x45272

Mabel Lucy Hackney, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x45285

Mabel Lucy Hackney

by H. Walter Barnett
vintage bromide print, 1897-1914
NPG x45285

Richard Burdon Haldane, Viscount Haldane, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x45286

Richard Burdon Haldane, Viscount Haldane

by H. Walter Barnett
vintage bromide print, 1897-1920
NPG x45286

Sir William Rann Kennedy, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x45290

Sir William Rann Kennedy

by H. Walter Barnett
vintage bromide print, 1897-1915
NPG x45290

Louis de Rougemont, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x81784

Louis de Rougemont

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1898
NPG x81784

Louis de Rougemont, by H. Walter Barnett - NPG x81785

Louis de Rougemont

by H. Walter Barnett
whole-plate glass negative, circa 1898
NPG x81785

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