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Miss Compton Collier

(1899-1977), Photographer

Artist associated with 18 portraits
Miss Compton Collier began taking photographs while at school. She lived in Hampstead, London, and for over fifty years she spent the summer months touring the English countryside photographing her subjects. They were mostly aristocratic families, alongside the occasional actor or actress. Each spring she would send to people of high rank an itinerary of her summer tour stating that she would be in the neighbourhood during a certain week in case she were needed for an at-home sitting. Examples of her work were published in almost every copy of the Tatler and Sketch magazines during the 1910s and 1920s.

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Baroness Catherine d'Erlanger and Baba d'Erlanger, Princesse Jean-Louis de Faucigny-Lucinge, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG Ax105728

Baroness Catherine d'Erlanger and Baba d'Erlanger, Princesse Jean-Louis de Faucigny-Lucinge

by Miss Compton Collier
gelatin silver print, published 18 October 1916
NPG Ax105728

Baroness Catherine d'Erlanger, probably by Miss Compton Collier - NPG Ax105729

Baroness Catherine d'Erlanger

probably by Miss Compton Collier
gelatin silver print, 1916
NPG Ax105729

Baroness Catherine d'Erlanger, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG Ax105732

Baroness Catherine d'Erlanger

by Miss Compton Collier
gelatin silver print, 1916
NPG Ax105732

Baroness Catherine d'Erlanger, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG Ax105733

Baroness Catherine d'Erlanger

by Miss Compton Collier
gelatin silver print, published 18 October 1916
NPG Ax105733

Lallie Charles, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x68996

Lallie Charles

by Miss Compton Collier
cream-toned bromide print on brown folder, circa 1917
NPG x68996

Lallie Charles; Ida Adams and an unknown woman, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x68994

Lallie Charles; Ida Adams and an unknown woman

by Miss Compton Collier
cream-toned bromide print on brown folder, circa 1917
NPG x68994

Ida Adams; Lallie Charles and an unknown woman, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x68995

Ida Adams; Lallie Charles and an unknown woman

by Miss Compton Collier
cream-toned bromide print on brown folder, circa 1917
NPG x68995

Group including Sir Charles Blake Cochran, Raymond Hitchcock, Lallie Charles and Herbert Carr, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x68997

Group including Sir Charles Blake Cochran, Raymond Hitchcock, Lallie Charles and Herbert Carr

by Miss Compton Collier
cream-toned bromide print on brown folder, circa 1917
NPG x68997

Group including Lallie Charles, Herbert Carr, Raymond Hitchcock and Sir Charles Blake Cochran, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x68998

Group including Lallie Charles, Herbert Carr, Raymond Hitchcock and Sir Charles Blake Cochran

by Miss Compton Collier
cream-toned bromide print on brown folder, circa 1917
NPG x68998

George Alexander Eugene Douglas Haig, 2nd Earl Haig, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x182257

George Alexander Eugene Douglas Haig, 2nd Earl Haig

by Miss Compton Collier
bromide print on card mount, 1920s
NPG x182257

George Alexander Eugene Douglas Haig, 2nd Earl Haig, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x182258

George Alexander Eugene Douglas Haig, 2nd Earl Haig

by Miss Compton Collier
bromide print on card mount, early-1920s
NPG x182258

Faith Celli (Dorothy Faith Standing), by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x136695

Faith Celli (Dorothy Faith Standing)

by Miss Compton Collier
halftone reproduction tear sheet, published 20 July 1921
NPG x136695

Cecil Beaton, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x40459

Cecil Beaton

by Miss Compton Collier
vintage bromide print, July 1955
NPG x40459

Cecil Beaton, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x40460

Cecil Beaton

by Miss Compton Collier
vintage bromide print, July 1955
NPG x40460

Cecil Beaton, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x40461

Cecil Beaton

by Miss Compton Collier
vintage bromide print, July 1955
NPG x40461

Cecil Beaton, by Miss Compton Collier - NPG x40462

Cecil Beaton

by Miss Compton Collier
vintage bromide print, July 1955
NPG x40462

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Wish Wynne

by Miss Compton Collier
cabinet card
NPG x5125

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Terence Pepper

10 January 2019, 01:06

Miss Compton Collier birthdate was 24 January 1899 and death date 27 June 1977..
fuller biog to follow

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