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David Knights-Whittome

(1876-1943), Photographer

Artist associated with 9 portraits
The son of a Greenwich warehouseman, Joseph Whittome, and Eunice Smith, Knights-Whittome began his photographic career in Hereford in 1897, photographing some of the cast of a local production of The Sign of the Cross. In 1904 he moved to Sutton, Surrey, where he operated a studio at 18 The High Street; in 1911 he opened a second studio at 24 Station Road, Epsom. Although he ran a well-equipped studio, Knights-Whittome is best known for his photographs of Edward VII taken on location at West Dean Park and Rufford Abbey. A large collection of more than 10,000 negatives and portraits of the Portuguese royal family are held by the Central Library of the London Borough of Sutton.

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King George V when Prince of Wales, by David Knights-Whittome, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x196465

King George V when Prince of Wales

by David Knights-Whittome, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1901-1910
NPG x196465

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII, by David Knights-Whittome, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x87308

Queen Alexandra; King Edward VII

by David Knights-Whittome, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, February 1902
NPG x87308

Members of the Marlborough House Set, by David Knights-Whittome, for  James Russell & Sons - NPG x8465

Members of the Marlborough House Set

by David Knights-Whittome, for James Russell & Sons
dry-plate glass negative, 23 November 1904
NPG x8465

Members of the Marlborough House Set, by David Knights-Whittome - NPG x8466

Members of the Marlborough House Set

by David Knights-Whittome
dry-plate glass negative, 10-17 September 1906
NPG x8466

King Edward VII, by David Knights-Whittome, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x196877

King Edward VII

by David Knights-Whittome, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, circa 1906
NPG x196877

King Edward VII, by David Knights-Whittome, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x196878

King Edward VII

by David Knights-Whittome, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, circa 1906
NPG x196878

King Edward VII, by David Knights-Whittome, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x196487

King Edward VII

by David Knights-Whittome, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, circa 1906
NPG x196487

Olav V, King of Norway; Queen Alexandra, by David Knights-Whittome - NPG x194006

Olav V, King of Norway; Queen Alexandra

by David Knights-Whittome
bromide print, 1909
NPG x194006

Queen Mary; King George V, by David Knights-Whittome, published by  Rotary Photographic Co Ltd - NPG x137828

Queen Mary; King George V

by David Knights-Whittome, published by Rotary Photographic Co Ltd
bromide postcard print, 1910
NPG x137828

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